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How do we know if development projects have impacted people’s lives? We can collect data on how many people participated in a project or how much their income increased.... read more
Jan 27, 2014
Photo Credit: Lance Cheung, USDA
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There is also growing evidence that agricultural R&D is especially effective in reducing poverty relative to other public expenditure programs. ...read more
Jan 10, 2014
Woman farmer watering her crops
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Thanks to investments in agricultural research and development and supporting policies, the green revolution led to dramatic increase in agricultural productivity... ...... read more
Jan 2, 2014
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USAID and other development partners have embraced resilience as a strategy for reducing poverty and hunger in communities that face the starkest food insecurity. ...read more
Dec 17, 2013
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Tiffany Griffin, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor with the Bureau for Food Security, interviewed Eugenie Reidy, Program Specialist with UNICEF in Nairobi, Kenya on the subject of resilience and the need to humanize monitoring and evaluation.... read more
Nov 5, 2013
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FTF FEEDBACK's capacity building activities are focused on strengthening the technical capacity of individuals to generate and use empirical evidence to inform food security-related policy, investment,... read more
Sep 9, 2013
In Tanzania, Latifah Ali, 10, and Lilian, 6, hold sweet peppers given to them by their grandfather, John Mkeni, a beneficiary USAID's Tanzania Agriculture Productivity Program, part of Feed the Future. Photo by Fintrac, Inc.
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This blog post is part of a six-part series of literature reviews, annotated bibliographies, and blog posts on the six themes of the Feed the Future Learning Agenda... read more
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The USAID Drylands Livestock Development Program, part of the Feed the Future initiative, builds resilience for 50,000 pastoralist households in Kenya’s most drought susceptible areas. Photo: Joan Lewa
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Designing programs to promote resilience therefore means building people’s capacities to withstand and recover from shocks and to improve their quality of life in a lasting way – even in the face of chronic or recurrent shocks and stresses.... read more
Aug 2, 2013
To add value to horticulture production, Feed the Future provides support to processing facilities such as this one in Kenya. After identifying new market opportunities, this small business is making dried banana chips to sell in stores around the country. Photo by Fintrac Inc.
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Between 1998 and 2010, USAID spent almost $5 billion on 240 agribusiness and agricultural value chain projects. But how effective are these projects in reducing poverty and increasing food security?... read more
Jul 10, 2013

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