As the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future works hand-in-hand with partner countries to develop their agriculture sectors and break the vicious cycle of poverty and hunger. We are helping people feed themselves and creating important opportunities for a new generation of young people, while building a more stable world.
4 Ways the U.S. Government Is Responding to the Global Food Security Crisis
The world is facing a food security crisis of historic proportions. The perfect storm of COVID-19, climate change and protracted conflict have been made worse… Read more
Q&A with DFC Chief Development Officer Andrew Herscowitz: How the U.S. government's development finance arm helps communities respond to crises and conflict
The United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is working with governmental agencies like the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to adapt to the… Read more
Enriching farms and food in sub-Saharan Africa
Smallholder farmers cultivate resilience with locally-sourced fertilizers. Rosaline Akochi, a farmer in Kenya, uses a material called biochar, which is a charcoal substance that attracts… Read more
Farmers in DRC learn new techniques as fertilizer costs rise
Justine Lumbwe Konde has used skills from a Feed the Future program to decrease her dependence on fertilizer, fight pests and increase her community’s crop… Read more
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