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A Quick Guide to Feed the Future’s New Progress Report

Feed the Future releases its progress report of results achieved in fiscal year 2012. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Feed the Future in Tanzania

One of the ways USAID is feeding the future in Tanzania is through its MKUKUTA program that aims to reduce the percentage of people living below the food and income poverty lines.

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How Better-Trained Farmers are Slowing Brazil’s Deforestation

In partnership with Mercy Corps and the Skoll Foundation, USAID along with Imazon, is proving that environmental sustainability, economic growth, land rights and good governance can actually go together. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Turning the Tide on Global Hunger

In this Feed the Future video, narrator Matt Damon discusses efforts to turn the tide against global hunger and increase agricultural production around the world. Read more >>

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Building a More Nutritious Future for All

At a landmark event in London this weekend, global government, business, and civil society leaders will join together to commit to a different future — one in which every child benefits from the nutrition needed to grow and thrive. Read more >>

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FrontLines Releases May/June 2013 Issue

Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines to get updates about how the Agency is implementing the Feed the Future initiative. Read more >>

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Proof that the U.S. Government, NGOs and Activists are Working Together on Nutrition

How do the US government, NGOs, the agriculture policy community and activists plan to get world leaders to prioritize chronic malnutrition at this year’s G8 Summit? By working together – and here’s a video to prove it. Read more >>

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Why Open Data Matters: G-8 and African Nations Increase Open Data for Food Security

The concept of open agriculture data fuses transparency and technology to improve food security worldwide. Read more >>

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Full Speed Ahead for Open Ag Data

Last week, hundreds of innovators gathered at the World Bank IFC Center to brainstorm about how Open Data can be harnessed to help meet the challenge of sustainably feeding nine billion people by 2050. Read more >>

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Who Stole My Cow? Open Data and Praedial Larceny

Relevant and timely access to data for not only policy makers and data scientists, but also farmers, innovators and other intermediaries, will help create the solutions needed to prevent threats to food security. Read more >>

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