agriculture

Selfie of Evangelista Chekera standing among chickens (Courtesy of Evangelista Chekera)

A Zimbabwean farmer gets ahead with STEM mentoring

Meet a TechWomen alumna who sees the connection between small farms and the wider community needs of food and economic sufficiency.
Convoy of trucks on mountain road (WFP)

A program for the world’s hungry

David Beasley, who leads the largest humanitarian organization on the planet, explains why feeding vulnerable people fights more than hunger.
Woman examining plant (USAID/Haley Ahlers)

Scientists in Africa working to end hunger

Meet four scientists in Africa involved in Feed the Future programs who are breaking barriers and sharing their discoveries to end hunger.
Farmer's hand harvesting grapes using knife (USAID)

Helping to improve food security in Afghanistan

Learn about a USAID program that helps farmers across Afghanistan double their harvests by providing training and resources.
Dramatic sunset over dry, cracked earth (© Ivan Soto Cobos/Shutterstock.com)

How climate change affects the food crisis

This installment in a series looks at how climate change is among factors driving the current global food crisis.
Man and woman standing in field looking at piece of paper (© Likati Thomas/Feed the Future Tanzania Mboga na Matunda)

U.S. Feed the Future program expands in 8 African countries

Learn about Feed the Future, a U.S. government program to combat hunger, and which African countries are getting new agricultural support.
Smiling woman in field (© Farzana Tabassum/World Vision/Feed the Future)

World Food Day brings USAID action on food security

USAID is training farmers and taking other steps to increase food security worldwide, focusing on countries hard hit by the climate crisis.
Tractor in field (USAID AGRO/Sodel Vladyslav)

$100 million U.S. initiative boosts Ukrainian agriculture

Learn more about a USAID program that helps get Ukrainian farmers and the country's agricultural sector moving again.
Back of man in hard hat and IAEA vest facing retaining wall (© Koji Sasahara/AP Images)

What is the International Atomic Energy Agency?

Learn more about the global agency that promotes safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear technologies around the world.