We are advancing President Obama’s critical agenda to eradicate the scourge of extreme poverty through Feed the Future, the President’s signature global hunger and food security initiative. Read more >>
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Traditionally centered around a big meal to celebrate good harvests and time with family, Thanksgiving is also an opportunity to reflect on what we’re thankful for and our wishes for the future. At the top of our list is the hope for a future in which no one goes to bed hungry. Read more >>
While we share the same goal—healthy, well-nourished families and communities—too often, agencies, ministries, donors and businesses operate in silos, hindering action and missing key opportunities for collaboration that could improve the health and lives of millions.
By Gregg Rapaport, Senior Program Manager, Development Outreach and Communications On the highest mountain in Africa one finds climbers attempting to conquer Kilimanjaro, as well as those who live in high-altitude villages struggling daily to grow food to feed their families. Small holder farmers use basic hand tools to work the land and have only [...]
Originally published in DipNote,the official blog of the U.S. Department of State. About the Author: Jose W. Fernandez serves as Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs. I am halfway around the world from Washington, and on October 6, I participated in the Indonesia Joint Agriculture and Investment Forum. I traveled to [...]
Administrator Shah will join President Obama at the White House for a town hall during the Presidential Young African Leaders Forum. As a global leader in empowering and engaging youth, USAID works to ensure that young people have access to skills and opportunities to be active and effective citizens who contribute to their country’s overall stability [...]