As the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future works hand-in-hand with partner countries to develop their agriculture sectors and break the vicious cycle of poverty and hunger. We are helping people feed themselves and creating important opportunities for a new generation of young people, while building a more stable world.
Nutrition at the Center of the Storm
For smallholder farmers and families, the global food security crisis is taking a worrisome toll on their nutrition. Read USAID’s Assistant to the Administrator and Global Food Crisis Coordinator Dina Esposito’s latest blog on how our response efforts are catalyzing solutions to help local food systems deliver safe, affordable and nutritious diets to vulnerable communities.  Read More
Ethiopian Inventor Promotes Safe, Nutritious Foods
Helen Weldemichael, CEO and founder of SafeDish in Ethiopia, was named the winner of the 2022 EatSafe Innovation Challenge. The 2022 EatSafe Innovation Challenge winner earned a $10,000 prize for developing a product that improves food safety—and empowers women in her country. Read More
Announcing the Feed the Future and Agrilinks 2023 Photo Contest
A picture is worth a thousand words. This year, Feed the Future and Agrilinks are hosting a photo contest to help tell our story. Read more
4 Ways the U.S. Government Is Responding to the Global Food Security Crisis
The world is facing a food security crisis of historic proportions. The perfect storm of COVID-19, climate change and protracted conflict have been made worse… Read more
Read our annual update to learn more about our results through the years and read the stories of lives changed.
Where We Work
We currently focus our efforts in 20 target countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean.
With a population of more than 112 million people, Ethiopia is one of the fastest-growing countries and economies in Africa.
Agriculture is the largest source of employment in Ghana and growth in the sector is responsible for much of the country’s poverty reduction.
Guatemala has tremendous potential for expanding its agriculture sector – promising job creation and stable incomes – to address the primary drivers of poor nutrition, poverty and migration.