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Posted byon September 11, 2012 at 11:11 AM EDT
In 2010, Erik Schultz helped launch Thriive, a nonprofit organization that pursues an innovative approach to food security in diverse worldwide locations such as Vietnam, Kenya, Palestine, and Nicaragua. Focusing on the growing needs of small-scale agricultural and food products businesses, such as, smallholder farms and livestock operations, Thriive helps grow the entire food chain, from producers to consumers, making them more resilient and self-reliant.
Posted byon August 14, 2012 at 10:10 AM EDT
USDA was honored to join forces with USAID and Islamic Relief USA to host the department’s 4th annual Iftar celebration. The event welcomed over 170 guests, including representatives from humanitarian organizations, faith-based groups and federal employees. This year’s Iftar called attention to the importance of reducing food insecurity abroad with the theme “Feed the Future: Together We Can.”
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 10:41 AM EDT
Mr. Malnak’s swearing-in took on special significance as it marked the first time a same-sex partner of a new USAID Mission Director participated in the event by holding the copy of the U.S. Constitution.
Posted byon June 15, 2012 at 10:58 AM EDT
This first-of-its-kind meeting reflects the Obama Administration's deepening commitment to building relationships across sectors and with other nations in recognition that the response to health threats must be global
Posted byon May 25, 2012 at 5:42 PM EDT
The Peace Corps reaffirms its commitment to food security and discussed our joint efforts to make sustainable change.
Posted byon May 25, 2012 at 2:15 PM EDT
The USAID is launching a Food Security Open Data Challenge to bring together technologists, food security experts, entrepreneurs, and others to work with key datasets and determine how many can support solutions to the most pressing issues in food security.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 2:10 PM EDT
In advance of the G8 Summit at Camp David last weekend, President Obama joined four African Heads of State, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, private-sector leaders, and Bono from the band U2 and the ONE Campaign at the 3rd Annual Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security.
Posted byon May 18, 2012 at 2:08 PM EDT
This weekend, the G-8 and African partners will launch the New Alliance for Food and Nutrition Security, a commitment to lift 50 million people out of poverty over the next 10 years through inclusive and sustained agricultural growth
Posted byon April 12, 2012 at 12:14 PM EDT
The Ray Family Farm, run by Chad and Jodi Ray, is a model for educating, empowering and inspiring young would-be farmers across the country. Dedicated to the ideal that our roots are tied to food security and environmental sustainability, the Rays also believe our world needs can be met on a smaller scale with tens of thousands more young farmers around the world.
Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 10:38 PM EDT
Working together, USAID and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation will be more effective, reach more people in need, and have a stronger impact