News & Events

Patrick Banda, a farmer advisor from Manjanja village, checks on his tomatoes in a seedling shelter near Chipata, Zambia.
Greg Kahn for USAID
June 9, 2015 | Blog
Teaming up against hunger and poverty is not only the right thing to do; it’s the smart thing to do. So we brought our A-game to the task.
July 21, 2015 | Blog
Miriam was the first women in her village in Kenya to earn a science degree. Today, she's using it to help ease farmers' suffering and provide solutions to plant diseases.
July 9, 2015 | Feed the Future
This July, the U.S. Government and the African Union Commission gather leaders around the Financing for Development Conference in Ethiopia to highlight a new model of development that has mobilized investment in agriculture to boost sustainable growth.
July 2, 2015 | Feed the Future
Guillermo Pernot's trip to Honduras and his perspective on Feed the Future efforts in the country. Recipe for buñuelos de espinaca included!
July 2, 2015 | Blog
Feed the Future is in the process of enhancing its current cross-cutting theme of climate change in global food security by incorporating Climate Smart Agriculture and would like your input!
June 24, 2015 | Blog
James and Ott worked together with school cooks to identify three vegetables to grow in their garden: tomatoes, green peppers and aleefua, a locally-produced dark leafy green. This combination of crops would allow the students to increase their access to Vitamin A and dietary iron, two common micronutrient deficiencies in Ghana.
June 23, 2015 | Blog
In recent years, as OPIC has increased its focus on renewable resources, it has supported investments not just in renewable energy sources like solar and wind power, but also in clean water, forest preservation and sustainable agriculture, all essential to feeding an increasingly populous planet.
June 18, 2015 | Blog
With an emphasis on rigorous assessment tools, MCC brings greater accountability to U.S. Government food security programs by investing in independent impact evaluations that help show whether positive changes – such as increases in farmer income – are caused specifically by U.S. assistance.