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Behind the Scenes: Interview with Dr. Ariel Pablos-Méndez on Global Nutrition

Ariel Pablos-Mendez, PhD, is the Assistant Administrator for Global Health

In this edition of our “Behind the Scenes” Interview Blog Series, we chat with Ariel Pablos-Mendez on USAID’s work to improve global nutrition and the progress we’ve made. Read more >>

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Having the Right Tools at the Right Time to Meet Food Assistance Needs

Flour made from Turkish wheat purchased for the Syria response. Photo credit: State Department

Using resources available under its Emergency Food Security Program, USAID strives to respond to crises to best meet the needs of vulnerable populations. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Eating a Healthy Snack

A young child eats a healthy snack.

Peanut butter made from a lab nourishes nursery school children in Guyana. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Turning the Tide on Global Hunger

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In this Feed the Future video, narrator Matt Damon discusses efforts to turn the tide against global hunger and increase agricultural production around the world. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Nutrient-Rich Crops for Kenyan Children

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In Kenya, the U.S. Government, through Feed the Future, is working with whole families to improve food security and childhood nutrition Read more >>

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Proof that the U.S. Government, NGOs and Activists are Working Together on Nutrition

USAID Administrator Raj Shah with ONE’s U.S. Executive Director Tom Hart. Photo credit: ONE.org

How do the US government, NGOs, the agriculture policy community and activists plan to get world leaders to prioritize chronic malnutrition at this year’s G8 Summit? By working together – and here’s a video to prove it. Read more >>

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Advancing Food Security by Opening Markets

Sagnol Salimata feeds her chickens outside her barn in Burkina Faso. Rural chicken farmers like Mrs. Salimata have received technical training and barn-construction support through MCC's Agricultural Development Project. Photo credit: Jake Lyell.

Global markets are an essential element of food security. Read more >>

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#AskAg Twitter Chat: Intersection of HIV and AIDS & Food Security

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Do you wonder how we can improve food security for HIV-affected households? Do you ask yourself how activities in the agriculture sector and for improving economic growth can play a role in helping these vulnerable populations? Well, then please join us on Thursday, May 23 from 12-1:30 pm EDT for an #AskAg Twitter Chat on […]

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Photo of the Week: USAID Launches Water Strategy

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The U.S. Government’s first Water and Development strategy has health and food security as priorities, highlighting the critical role of water in saving lives. Read more >>

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Food Voucher Program Gives Palestinian Families Choices and Supports the Local Economy

Thanks to the USAID/WFP voucher card system, families can purchase the basic foods they need most. Photo credit: WFP/Quique Kierszenbaum

A food assistance voucher program in West Bank provides more than food to Palestinian families.

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