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The global population is expected to increase to 9 billion by 2050, of which, 14% are youth aged between 15 – 24 years. While the world’s youth population is will grow significantly, employment and entrepreneurial opportunities for youth, especially those living in developing countries’ economically stagnant rural areas...read more
Sep 3, 2014
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In April 2014, at the invitation of USAID/Malawi, a MEAS team conducted an assessment of agricultural extension, nutrition education, and integrated agriculture-nutrition programs and systems in Malawi.  An overarching purpose of the assessment is to investigate these programs and systems across public,...read more
Publication
Aug 18, 2014
 The primary audience of this handbook is USAID staff, although much of the content is relevant to anyone interested in integrating mobiles into development projects more effectively. Most of the examples highlighted are from Southeast Asia, although the relevance of the content is global. Since the...read more
Tool
Aug 13, 2014
Presentation by Akhter Ahmed and Esha Sraboni of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)'s Bangladesh Policy Research and Strategy Support Program (PRSSP).Summary points:Agricultural diversity promotes household and child dietary diversity, and hence, diet qualityWomen’s empowerment improves household...read more
Event Material
Aug 6, 2014
The rising global demand for livestock products (meat, milk, fat, fiber, hides) underlines the urgency for transformation in the production and consumption of livestock products towards greater sustainability. At the same time, the increasing degradation of rangelands points to finding sustainable solutions...read more
Brief
Jul 30, 2014
by Ced Hesse and Sue Cavanna, 2010.  (IIED and SOS Sahel UK)This book is about the critical role mobile livestock keeping plays in the economic prosperity of Africa’s drylands. Across East and West Africa, an estimated 50 million livestock producers support their families, their communities, and a massive meat,...read more
Publication
Jul 27, 2014
Presentation from the 2014 TOPS/FSN Knowledge Sharing Meeting in Washington D.C. on July 10-11. The session featured Susan Bradley, Chief of the Policy and Technical Division at USAID. To watch the corresponding video from the session please click here....read more
Brief
Jul 11, 2014
Meeting agenda of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock's 5th Multi-Stakeholder Platform Meeting, October 7-10 2014 in Cali, Colombia.Learn more →...read more
Event Material
Jul 8, 2014
Presentation delivered by Dr. Rafael Pérez -Escamilla of Yale University to USAID's Bureau for Food Security on June 2, 2014.Read related blog post → ...read more
Jun 19, 2014
Optimal nutrition is fundamental to achieving USAID’s wider mission to end extreme poverty and to promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing our national security and prosperity. USAID’S 2014-2025 Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy is the first of its kind at USAID. It is aligned with the 2025 World Health...read more
Policy Document
Jun 16, 2014

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