With USAID support, Ugandan nutritionists educate mothers on the best food to feed their children so they grow up healthy Zaina, a new mother in eastern Uganda, could tell that there was something wrong with her 8-month-old twins. Nakato and Wasswa were thinner than other children their age in the community,…
One young Ugandan woman is transforming diets with the high-yielding, nutrient-rich pumpkin. What started with $140and a dream is now the successful agribusiness, Byeffe Foods Ltd., providing an affordable food choice and economic opportunities for other young people across Uganda.
For the women in the Kamushoko Cooperative in Uganda, life has changed since they decided to act as a unit to collectively sell their produce. Now, business is thriving and profits are up. Next up: the women plan to invest in a commercial trading center to take their enterprise to the next level.
After struggling to establish itself in a male-dominated industry, an all-women dairy cooperative completed its journey to operating a full-fledged business by building a pasteurization plant with Feed the Future support. The dairy, which sells yogurt and other products to local markets, is now looking into nationwide distribution and helping to fight against hunger and poverty
In Uganda, farmers with crops to sell are testing out Kudu, a digital food trading platform that acts as a virtual match-maker for farmers looking to sell their crops to major produce buyers. 400 tons of food has already been sold through Kudu, and the platform shows promise in helping address inefficiencies in local food markets.
For more than 20 years, farmer-owned Kibinge Coffee Farmers’ Co-operative Society has improved the livelihoods of many community members. Now, with the support of Peace Corps Volunteers, it’s working to bring young people into the fold, so they too, have the opportunity to succeed in agribusiness.
President Obama today announced that Feed the Future, his signature global hunger and food security initiative, is delivering on his promise to reduce hunger and malnutrition through agricultural development.
With its high concentration of beta-carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A, OSP packs a powerful nutritional punch: a single ice cream scoop’s worth is enough to provide a child’s daily vitamin A needs.
Stella Oyuku had long hoped to save money and buy a goat that would produce milk and offspring that she could sell for income. However, banks and lenders were far from her community and, without financial education, her dream was very far from reality.