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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.
Monica Medina speaking at lectern (State Dept.)

Making the world’s case for water and biodiversity

Monica Medina is the first U.S. special envoy for biodiversity and water resources. She will champion nature protection measures abroad.
Man inspecting potatoes in field (USAID Cairo)

Assisting farmers in the Middle East, North Africa during the food...

Farmers in the Middle East and North Africa face pressure from climate change and conflicts. Learn how the U.S. is helping them boost output.
Women sitting on the ground with blue sign about Bhungroo (© Naireeta Services)

Helping farmers in Asia, Africa overcome floods and drought

A company in India that teaches farmers to preserve stormwater for irrigation is partnering with the U.S. to share its invention worldwide.
Woman holding her malnourished child (© Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Images)

$1 billion in U.S. emergency food security aid rushed to Africa

A portion of the $2.76 billion in U.S. funding President Biden announced in June to address food insecurity has arrived in parts of Africa.
Woman wearing headscarf and holding malnourished child (© Tiksa Negeri/Reuters)

Ukrainian grain reaches Africa with U.S. assistance

The United Nations and the U.S. government are working to ensure that Ukrainian grain reaches people who need it the most.
Farmer holding harvested wheat (USAID/Syria)

Helping farmers in Syria tackle the food crisis

USAID is helping tackle a food crisis in northeast Syria by providing high-quality seeds to wheat farmers in the region.
Historic photo of dust cloud approaching buildings (© AP Images)

U.S. scientists work to stave off desertification

U.S. scientists are developing new approaches to reduce desertification and in some cases return harmed land to its earlier fertile condition.
Inside view of baseball stadium with players on field and colorful late evening sky (© Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

American baseball steps up to the plate on climate

Across the United States, baseball players are leading conservation efforts to address the climate crisis. Learn about their programs here.