Feed the Future works hand-in-hand with the private sector to design, create and finance solutions that reduce poverty, fight hunger and improve nutrition across the globe. Our private sector partners are thought leaders who help increase country and market capacities, drive inclusive economic growth and achieve more sustainable outcomes at scale. By collaborating with the private sector, Feed the Future helps entrepreneurs, especially small-to-medium enterprises and local business owners, generate income and opportunity in their communities.
Brewing Opportunity and Empowerment for Farmers in Honduras
When coffee prices crashed in Honduras in 2018, Evelio Miranda, a Honduran coffee farmer, saw his income shrink rapidly. For him and his family, this… Read more
Q&A with DFC Chief Development Officer Andrew Herscowitz: How the U.S. government's development finance arm helps communities respond to crises and conflict
The United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is working with governmental agencies like the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to adapt to the… Read more
Harnessing Innovation in Ghana to Reduce Food Loss and Waste
Josephine Yeboah and her husband started a poultry farm with a clear vision: Be a leading producer of poultry eggs in Ghana. But initially, pests ravaged the corn feed for the Yeboahs’ animals, contributing to nearly 30 percent of lost food. In 2019, the Yeboahs began using ZeroFly® Hermetic Storage bags to store their feed. The bags were developed by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss (PHLIL) in collaboration with private sector partner Vestergaard. Read More