With conservation agricultural practices as well as better postharvest handling, packing, and transport, Cambodian farmers are growing fresher, higher quality produce that’s earning more at local markets.
For a husband and wife team in Honduras, starting a small processing business was a labor of love. With Feed the Future’s help, they’re taking their business to the next level and expanding it to nearby communities.
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.
Guillermo Pernot's trip to Honduras and his perspective on Feed the Future efforts in the country. Recipe for buñuelos de espinaca included!
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.
Smart Partnerships and Country-Led Development: How the Millennium Challenge Corporation Fights Hunger and Poverty
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.