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Meet the Experts: New Fellow Helps Feed the Future Apply Lessons Learned in Scaling Health Care Innovations to Agriculture

Meet Jon Colton, a new Jefferson Science Fellow with USAID, who will support the Feed the Future initiative’s work to scale up promising technologies that help smallholder farmers improve global food security. Read more >>

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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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Photo of the Week: Teaching Special Needs Students a Vocation

The USAID-funded Nutrition Kitchen Garden Program launched at Maria Magdalena Catholic Parish School in Thika, Kenya cares for the special needs of mentally handicapped children.

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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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What Do Walmart and USAID Have In Common?

Today Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and USAID signed a new global Memorandum of Understanding to help farmers and women contribute to the economic development of their communities. 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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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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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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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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Certificates to Irrigated Land Increase Resilience among Ethiopian Pastoralists

Entrepreneurial pastoralists in Ethiopia are investing not only in built capital but also in natural capital. Read more >>

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