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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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Video of the Week: President Obama Speaks on Food Security

During his trip to Africa, President Obama spoke about the need to confront chronic hunger, making a plea for long-term food security. Read more >>

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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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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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Photo of the Week: Nutrient-Rich Crops for Kenyan Children

In Kenya, the U.S. Government, through Feed the Future, is working with whole families to improve food security and childhood nutrition Read more >>

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From Haiti to Kenya – Honoring the Wisdom & Contributions of Moms

Mother’s Day provides a special opportunity for us to reflect on the role moms play in our lives and in the lives of people around the world. 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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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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African Nations Lead the Way on Country-owned Development

There’s no reason African countries can’t achieve greater growth in the agriculture sector to lift their people out of poverty and contribute to global food security.

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Fields of Hope in Burkina Faso

Green fields in Burkina Faso are bringing hope to thousands of families, even during the dry season. Read more >>

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