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

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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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of September 16, 2013. Read more >>

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Celebrating the Richness of Uzbekistan’s Harvest

A USAID program economist recounts his recent trip to Uzbekistan, where he witnessed the rich abundance of Uzbekistan’s land. Read more >>

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Optifood: A New Tool to Improve Diets and Prevent Child Malnutrition in Guatemala

Through the help of multiple partners, including WHO and FANTA, and collaboration between the U.S. Government and the Government of Guatemala, USAID is working towards improving children’s diets in the region. Read more >>

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Why Strong Land Rights Advance Food Security

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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From the Field in India and Nepal: Tibetan Refugees Grow Household Incomes Via Organic Kitchen Gardens

The Economic Development of Tibetan Settlements in India and Nepal project is improving the economic status of Tibetan settlements. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Empowering Women Through Horticultural Innovations

Meet some of the Bangladesh women farmers that have benefited from innovative agriculture training. Read more >>

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Planting the Seeds of Sustainability in South Sudan

Small sums can generate big returns—in this case for both South Sudanese farmers and USAID. Read more >>

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FrontLines Releases Special Issue on USAID Results

Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines for a special issue reviewing 20 projects the Agency counts among its most successful. Here are the first five. Read more >>

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Doubling Incomes and Impact in Cambodia

Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia discusses the growth he’s seen in Cambodia under President Obama’s Feed the Future initiative. Read more >>

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