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Feed the Future Update from the International Food Aid and Development Conference

By Global Food Security Initiative

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So how is Feed the Future different? The initiative focuses on country-owned plans, so countries tell us what they need rather than the other way around. It’s comprehensive—we’re not just focusing on production or growing more food. Feed the Future seeks to develop the entire value chain: production, storage and handling, transport and rural infrastructure, and finally increasing market access.

For example, USDA works to provide mobile phone access to market information, build roads and streamline port procedures. We’re also focusing on nutrition in a new way, trying to promote dietary diversity, especially for women and children.

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