Food Security

Wheat field with sun near horizon (© Ricardo Reitmeyer/Shutterstock)

U.S. food programs help children and farmers worldwide

The United States is providing food to children and trade aid to farmers worldwide. Learn more about U.S. efforts to fight hunger.
Woman wearing mask and gloves sitting among a group of people outside (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

Maduro’s sham election: ‘Those who don’t vote, won’t eat’

The Maduro regime played fast and loose with the safety of millions of Venezuelans on December 6 while threatening to cut off their benefits.
Man harvesting eggplants (© Cornell Alliance for Science)

Engineered crops improve Bangladeshi farmers’ income, health

A new study finds that engineered brinjal (eggplant) provides big benefits to farmers. It increases yields, lowers costs and is better for the environment.
Man on hill holding walking stick looking out to the horizon (Kelly Lynch/USAID)

USAID plans for global recovery from COVID-19

Learn how the U.S. Agency for International Development is preparing to help hard-hit countries deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Poverty and food insecurity rife in Maduro’s Venezuela [video]

The illegitimate Maduro regime's economic mismanagement has resulted in millions of Venezuelans living in poverty and experiencing food insecurity.
Woman feeding baby next to white-haired man eating (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

Under Maduro, nearly all Venezuelans live in poverty

A new report from ENCOVI shows that over 90 percent of Venezuelans live in poverty and are food insecure because of Maduro's economic mismanagement.
Poster with drawings of pollinators and text saying "Protect pollinators" (State Dept.)

Download this poster and protect pollinators

Pollinators are under threat from diseases, pesticides and habitat loss. Download this poster and find out how you can protect them.
Rattan Lal standing in a lab (© World Food Prize)

Soil researcher wins World Food Prize

Rattan Lal, a professor at The Ohio State University, received the 2020 World Food Prize for his career addressing food security and soil health.
Woman in lab taking notes while talking to another person (© Thomas Angus)

Alumni of U.S. leadership programs give back on COVID-19

These State Department program alumni are giving back to their communities in different ways during the coronavirus outbreak.