agriculture

Men repairing damaged farm building (© Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters)

Food insecurity made worse by Putin’s war, not sanctions

Russian military forces have bombed fields and destroyed transport systems that allow Ukraine to export its agricultural goods worldwide.
Man standing in parched land near carcasses of goats (© Brian Inganga/AP Images)

U.S. supports countries amid Putin’s food crisis

The U.S. is providing hundreds of millions of dollars to help people in Africa facing food shortages worsened by Putin's war against Ukraine.
Woman and man sitting behind table full of vegetables (USAID)

U.S. to tackle food insecurity during U.N. events

Armed conflict, climate crises and supply chain delays are among main causes of food insecurity. Learn more about U.S. food relief efforts.
Cynthia Rosenzweig posing in green field of crops (© Shari Lifson)

World Food Prize winner takes on food security, climate crisis

Since the early 1980s, Cynthia Rosenzweig has helped more than 90 countries prepare for the climate crisis. Learn more here.
Screenshot of man in farm vehicle in Farmcraft game (North American Scholastic Esports Federation)

Farmcraft: Teaching agriculture through esports

Students around the world are competing in the interactive video game Farmcraft and learning about farming in a changing environment.
Woman posing next to row of potato plants (USAID/Hector Santos)

Addressing hunger in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

Learn how U.S. programs in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras helped farmers boost incomes and tackle food insecurity.
Two men holding handfuls of apples in apple orchard, with mountains in background (Murad Atayev/USAID)

Supporting fruit growers in Central Asia

USAID is helping fruit growers in Central Asia increase their harvests with modern techniques. Read about three successful orchards.
Corn crop growing in field (USDA)

Want healthier soil? Don’t plow.

Climate change has farmers concerned over diminishing water and soil resources. One remedy they are discovering is conservation tillage.
Woman holding up bunch of onions in farm field (© Likati Thomas/Feed the Future/USAID)

Ending hunger: 60 years of U.S. action

2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Agency for International Development. Take a look at the agency's efforts to end hunger