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Meeting the President: How the United States is Helping Women Farmers in Senegal

Anna Gaye prepares to demonstrate rice milling to President Obama in Senegal in June 2013. Photo credit: Stephane Tourné

A female rice farmer reflects on President Obama’s visit to the agricultural technology marketplace in Senegal during June 2013. Read more >>

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Helping Feed the Future One (Fortified) Rice Grain at a Time

Aiché and N'Baye Having Dinner

Salif Romano Niang and Mohamed Ali Niang recall their chat with President Obama during his visit to Feed the Future’s Agricultural Technology Marketplace in Senegal. Read more >>

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NEWEST Rice Marks Latest Milestone

Researchers in Uganda plant seeds in the first ever confined field trials of genetically engineered rice in Africa. Photo Credit: Jimmy Lamo, NACRRI

Feed the Future partners from U.S. and international research communities and the private sector have teamed up to apply these tools to common challenges faced by millions of rice farmers throughout Africa. Read more >>

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Food Security Month @ USAID: Expanding Our Toolkit in the Fight Against Global Hunger

In the face of one child dying of malnutrition every six seconds, our greatest tool is increased cooperation and collaboration to develop and share the best solutions possible. Read more >>

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Miller Finds Fortune in Rice Cultivation

In 2006, USAID’s MARKETS program changed the fortunes of many rice farmers and processors in the area. Read more >>

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