Feed the Future is working with U.S. and developing country scientists, researchers, international and national agricultural research institutions and universities to accelerate the development of tools and innovations that can help improve the lives of families around the world.
In Ethiopia, 60 women’s self-help groups are reaping the benefits and cost savings of feeding their chickens highly nutritious duckweed instead of factory-processed, vitamin-enriched feed. Women participants, in addition to learning from and supporting each other, save money to pursue business prospects.
In Ghana, where water pollution is a consequence of mining, it's up to citizens to exercise their rights to minimize the effects mining has on both water and soil. But many are unaware of these rights or how to exercise them. Local champions, trained by Feed the Future, are changing that by holding workshops on these rights for rural women and men.