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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. Read more >>

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Harvest, Meet Market: How a New Fund Will Accelerate Agricultural Infrastructure in Africa

USAID, the African Development Bank, and the Government of Sweden launch Agriculture Fast Track Fund for infrastructure projects in Africa. Photo credit: USAID

This week, with AfDB and the Government of Sweden, we launched a first-of-its-kind effort to encourage private sector investment in agricultural infrastructure projects to advance food security in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read more >>

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Feeding Africa’s Future

A farmer picks coffee beans in Nyeri. Photo credit: REUTERS/Stringer

Across the continent, African nations are taking concrete steps to make agricultural development a priority, lifting families out of poverty and increasing their participation in the global economy. Read more >>

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Why Open Data Matters: G-8 and African Nations Increase Open Data for Food Security

Kenyan farmer shows her crops. Photo credit: Jimmy Wambua

The concept of open agriculture data fuses transparency and technology to improve food security worldwide. Read more >>

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