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  • Paying it Forward to Build Food Security

    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.

  • Feed the Future: Together We Can

    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.”

  • Building a More Inclusive USAID

    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.

  • White House Hosts Meeting on Global Health Security

    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

  • Peace Corps: Helping Feed the Future

    The Peace Corps reaffirms its commitment to food security and discussed our joint efforts to make sustainable change.

  • Putting Data to Work for Food Security

    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.

  • Healthy Food, Digital Tools at G8 Food Security Events

    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.

  • New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition

    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

  • Sustainable Farming for Global and National Food Security

    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.

  • USAID and OIC: Working Together to Save Lives

    Working together, USAID and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation will be more effective, reach more people in need, and have a stronger impact