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May 1, 2015 | Blog
This work benefits both the United States and other counties by generating new channels of economic activity, trade and commerce between the demand of markets at the top of the pyramid and the new agricultural producers at the bottom.
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April 30, 2015 | Newsletter
Meet Edna Possolo, the previous Department Head for Nutrition in Mozambique’s Ministry of Health and now a scholar in the Borlaug Higher Education for Research and Development Program, implemented by Michigan State University and supported by USAID under the Feed the Future initiative.
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April 24, 2015 | Blog
Evidence shows that nutrition is one of the best ways to achieve lasting progress in development. Children who avoid stunting in early life perform better in school, stay in school longer, and can more effectively fight off disease.
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April 20, 2015 | Blog
Seeing Chimwemwe’s extension program in action in Malawi underscored to me that agriculture is simultaneously (even paradoxically) a global and a local enterprise.
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April 15, 2015 | Blog
Feed the Future embodied a new way of doing development – a shift, as President Obama said, from “patronage to partnership.”
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April 14, 2015 | Blog
The United States launched Feed the Future to refocus attention and resources on agriculture after the 2007/08 food price crisis. This new effort is paying off.
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March 24, 2015 | Blog
Apple pie. Baseball. Agriculture. There are few things more American than these. Surprised to see agriculture on the list?