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Video of the Week: Partnering to Feed the Future in Ethiopia

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As part of USAID’s 52nd birthday celebration, we highlight one partnership that is helping to improve nutrition in Ethiopia. Read more >>

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The Issue of Inequalities: A Look at the Underlying Causes of Maternal and Child Death in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Eliminating preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths globally is an overarching goal of USAID’s work, so we must address the underlying causes. Read more >>

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Why Strong Land Rights Advance Food Security

A woman on a cassava farm at Cauca, Colombia. Clear and defined property rights empower farmers to make better economic decisions with their land, avoid land conflicts or illegal land grabs, and enable them to look into long-term resource management and sustainability practices. Photo credit: Neil Palmer/CIAT/CC BY-SA

In order to continue the momentum to make hunger, undernutrition and extreme poverty permanently a thing of our past, we must work with governments to help them develop secure property rights for farmers — both large and small-scale. Read more >>

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Behind the Scenes: Interview w/ Tjada McKenna on Feed the Future’s progress

Tjada McKenna serves as Feed the Future's Deputy Coordinator for Development

In this edition of our “Behind the Scenes” Interview Blog Series, we chat with Tjada McKenna, Feed the Future’s Deputy Coordinator for Development, about global hunger and Feed the Future’s progress. Read more >>

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Moving the Dial on Poverty and Hunger: What are Feed the Future’s High-Level Outcome Targets?

Feed the Future Progress Report 2013

The second Feed the Future progress report is out and is generating a lot of buzz about the initiative’s successes last year. Read more >>

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A Bright Future for Agriculture in Africa

At a Feed the Future agricultural technology marketplace in Senegal last week, President Obama met with farmers, innovators and entrepreneurs whose new methods and technologies are improving the lives of smallholder farmers throughout West Africa. Photo credit: Kate Gage, USAID

USAID/Senegal Mission Director talks about Feed the Future and President Obama’s global hunger and food security initiative. Read more >>

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It’s The Silent Killer: Undernutrition

Shivani Cotter is a member of Mom Bloggers for Social Good. Photo credit: Shivani Cotter

The U.S. Government through USAID and the Feed the Future initiative are striving to cut the death toll for children under 5 years old. Read more >>

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New ACVFA Working Group to Broaden Feed the Future’s Impact

Administrator Shah delivers remarks at the ACVFA public meeting on June 12, 2013. Photo credit: Pat Adams, USAID

Last week Administrator Shah joined the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA) to launch a working group focused on civil society collaboration under the Feed the Future initiative. Read more >>

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SPRING to Better Nutrition Across the Globe

Amanda Pomeroy is a Research & Evaluation Advisor for the SPRING Project. Photo credit: SPRING

Maternal undernutrition is correlated with the risk of developing nutrition related non-communicable diseases later in life. Read more >>

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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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