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UGA and USAID launch new partnership to fight hunger with peanuts

The University of Georgia has received a $14 million grant from the U.S. Agency of International Development to manage the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut Research, known as the “Peanut Lab,” a global peanut research program that works to alleviate hunger by helping farmers in developing countries grow healthy crops.

USAID Administrator Green Announces Call to Action, New Private Sector Partnerships

By: USAID

Office of Press RelationsTelephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.govIn a keynote address at the annual World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced a call to action to combat the Fall Armyworm, a devastating crop pest that threatens to create a…

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Administrator Green Announces Next Phase of Feed the Future on First International Trip

By: USAID

Office of Press RelationsTelephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.govYesterday, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced the selection of 12 target countries for the next phase in America's global hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Kenya, Mali, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal,…

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4 Ways to End Hunger in Africa

For the first time in human history, the end of hunger is well within our reach. While courageous and passionate individuals have been working to end this scourge for decades, a recent confluence of political will, public-private partnerships and funding has made this ambition possible.

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Agriculture Investment Yields Growth and Nutrition Gains for Africa

Growth in agriculture is more effective at cutting poverty than growth in other sectors in sub-Saharan Africa because farming is a main source of income for more than 60 percent of the labor force, and will continue to be a major employer in most countries for a decade or more, the report noted.

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We Can End Hunger with Sustainable Farming

It won’t be easy. Millions still don’t have enough to eat, and the population is growing faster than ever. Even so, experts believe that if we work together, we have a chance to end hunger by as soon as 2030.  

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Compatible Technology International Helps Women Grind out Poverty

In 2013, with support from Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation, Compatible Technology International, a nonprofit organization that designs and distributes postharvest processing tools for smallholders, introduced its pearl millet tools in Senegal.