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

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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From the Field in Georgia: Collaboration Bears Fruit for Georgian Farmers

USAID has helped establish 50 farmer groups for Georgia’s two leading agricultural exports — mandarins and hazelnuts. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Agriculture Productivity Improvement in Bangladesh

USAID/Bangladesh’s Accelerating Agriculture Productivity Improvement (AAPI) project, will reach 3.5m farmers and save the Bangladesh Government US$84 million through improved efficiency in fertilizer input. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Improved Potato Farming Yields Results in Bangladesh

Farmers in Bangladesh have increased their potato production by 800% through new technology, knowledge and markets. Read more >>

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

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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Sharing Agricultural Success with President Obama

A woman farmer from rural Senegal shares her story of meeting President Obama and the success of a federation that last year produced 13,000 tons of corns on 5,000 hectares of land to feed their families. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: POTUS and Administrator Shah at Agriculture Technology Marketplace in Senegal

POTUS & Administrator Shah tour the Feed the Future agricultural technology marketplace during trip to Africa. Read more >>

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USAID Boosts Agricultural Production in Yemen

During a recent visit to Yemen, Assistant Administrator for the Middle East had the opportunity to see the many ways that USAID is boosting agriculture in the country.

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A Bright Future for Agriculture in Africa

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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Food Security Takes Center Stage during President’s Last Day in Senegal

President Obama announces more than $180 million in agriculture investments in the West Africa region to improve food security. Read more >>

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