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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
Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Obama Administration opens a new chapter in the history of national service with the launch of FEMA Corps: AmeriCorps in Action, an innovative cost-saving partnership to strengthen our nation’s disaster response capabilities, while also expanding career opportunities for young people.
Posted byon March 11, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
A look back at the U.S. response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March of 2011.
Posted byon March 5, 2012 at 4:19 PM EDT
USAID releases a new policy on gender equality and female empowerment, which makes great strides toward closing the gender gap in international development.
Posted byon March 2, 2012 at 10:23 AM EDT
Last week, representatives from the private sector joined U.S. Government colleagues—from the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, and State, the Agency for International Development, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation—to discuss potential areas of partnership in support of Feed the Future, the Administration’s global hunger and food security initiative.
Posted byon February 21, 2012 at 6:29 PM EDT
Watch the announcement of USAID’s Counter-Trafficking in Persons policy and join a Twitter Q&A afterward with White House and USAID officials.
Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 1:30 PM EDT
Iftiin is the channel, but service is the conduit. Fatima Hassan triggers action and promotes awareness, as she gives "light" to those in dire need of global support.