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USAID Announces $1.2 Million In Feed The Future Funds To Private-sector Partners To Combat The Economic Toll Of Covid-19

By: USAID

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced $1.2 million for 10 small and medium-sized agribusinesses to address the economic fallout in emerging markets caused by COVID-19. Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation(link is external) - a USAID-led program managed by Fintrac(link is external) that is responsible for building partnerships with private-sector agribusinesses-is…

USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick Announces New Partnerships With The Feed The Future Innovation Labs

By: USAID

Office of Press Relations Email: press@usaid.gov Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick will announce four new partnerships under Feed the Future, the U.S. Government's global hunger and food-security initiative. The Deputy Administrator will make the announcement during a virtual event at which Congressional supporters and…

USAID West Africa Launches Feed The Future Global Food Security Strategy Plan

By: USAID

Accra, GHANA (via Zoom) - On Monday, June 22, 2020, the USAID West Africa Regional Feed the Future (FtF) team virtually launched their newly published Global Food Security Strategy West Africa Regional Plan. The Feed the Future West Africa Regional Plan, covering 2019-2024, presents a five-year strategy for West Africa to achieve…

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Announcing the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk and Resilience

The University of California, Davis, will lead a new global research program to build and test ways to overcome some of the biggest remaining challenges for lifting and keeping rural families out of poverty in developing countries. The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk and Resilience (MRR), established with a five-year USAID grant of up to $30 million, will study the root causes of poverty and food insecurity with an emphasis on risk from disasters like drought, flood or conflict. The research will help U.S. investments in development to have a lasting impact despite these reoccurring risks.

USAID Administrator Mark Green and PepsiCo Leaders Announce Global Partnership

By: USAID

Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green, PepsiCo Director of Sustainable Agriculture Margaret Henry, and the President of the PepsiCo Foundation Jon Banner, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on June 7, 2019, in New York, to expand collaboration between…

USAID Announces Winners of the Fall Armyworm Tech Prize

By: USAID

USAID and partners award $450,000 to top digital solutions to combat an invasive agricultural pest in Africa The U.S. Agency for International Development, Land O’Lakes International Development, and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research announced the six winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize at the…

USAID Assistant to the Administrator Beth Dunford Travels to the Netherlands to Participate in the Launch of the IDH Farmfit Fund

By: USAID

Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant to the Administrator for the Bureau for Food Security and Deputy Coordinator for Development for Feed the Future Beth Dunford will travel to the Netherlands November 14-15 to join the Board of the Sustainable…

U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green’s Remarks at the Signing of an MOU with Corteva Agriscience

By: USAID

Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov November 9, 2018 U.S. Agency for International Development Washington, DC ADMINISTRATOR GREEN: Thank you Beth for that introduction. It is especially fitting that we're signing this MOU in what's known as the Point IV Room. We trace our agency's roots back…

Statement by Spokesperson Clayton M. McCleskey on USAID Congratulates Drs. Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro for Winning the World Food Prize

By: USAID

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) congratulates this year’s World Food Prize winners, Drs. Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro, our long-time partners whose efforts over the last several decades helped put nutrition at the top of the global development agenda. Through the Feed the Future initiative, USAID supported Dr.…

U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green on World Food Day

By: USAID

Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov Today, we mark World Food Day, celebrated each year to promote worldwide awareness and action to ensure investments in food security make a lasting impact. Despite progress, more than 820 million people in the world today are hungry, many as a…

Statement by Administrator Mark Green on the Reauthorization of the Global Food Security Act

By: USAID

Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov Yesterday, President Trump signed into law the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act, sponsored by Senators Isakson and Casey, and Representatives Smith and McCollum, with the strong support of Senators Corker and Menendez and Representatives Royce and Engel. This reauthorization is a…

USAID Extends Innovation and Research Partnership with Texas A&M University

By: USAID

Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the extension of a research partnership with Texas A&M University to identify solutions and opportunities to increase the adoption of farmer-led irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa. The $12.5 million extension from USAID…