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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…

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This Nigerian Entrepreneur Embraces Agriculture to Create Jobs

Affiong Williams, a business entrepreneur from Nigeria, wanted to contribute to her country’s economic growth by creating jobs. This goal drove her to start a company that produces high-quality branded and packaged fruit. Affiong believed it was time to change the narrative on women-led businesses, and saw agriculture as the…

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USAID Announces Winners of the Feed the Future 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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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USAID Extends Innovation and Research Partnerships with University of Illinois

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 the University of Illinois. USAID has awarded $6 million to the University of Illinois to extend the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Soybean…

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