agriculture

High view looking down on Heidi Kühn standing with arms crossed in vineyard (© Roots of Peace)

World Food Prize laureate turns ‘mines to vines’

Heidi Kühn, winner of this year's World Food Prize, transforms heavily mined areas into sustainable farmland. Learn why she does this work.
Anapidédé Kibandou Betema harvesting crops (© Theodore Tossim)

Women farmers in Togo find success working together

After struggling to find work, Anapidédé Kibandou Betema turned her garden into a business. See how the U.S. assists entrepreneurs.
Worker wearing orange hard hat holding roll of cable at power plant (© Evgeniy Maloletka/AP)

U.S., Ukraine launch rebuilding initiative

Learn about the recent U.S.-Ukraine Partnership Forum, held in Washington, and what it means for the future of Ukraine.
Woman smiling in field (© One Acre Fund)

Helping Africa’s small farmers access credit, improve yields

The One Acre Fund, a U.S. government partner, helps African farmers access fertilizer to increase profits and feed their families.
Three smiling women holding coffee cherries and branches (© Blake Dunlop/Root Capital)

Helping Indonesian coffee growers thrive

Coffee farmers across Indonesia, especially women farmers, face challenges getting credit. Learn about some U.S.-backed programs that help.
Lasu Jacob and Victor Mora holding plastic buckets of produce in farm field (Courtesy of Raleigh City Farm)

African community leaders take home lessons from U.S.

The Community Engagement Exchange program provides emerging civil society leaders with the tools and resources they need to succeed.
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.