food security

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.
Woman looking at dead farm animals (© Celestino Arce/NurPhoto/Getty Images)

Putin’s war sends global food prices skyrocketing

The Kremlin's war against Ukraine, a major producer of wheat and vegetable oil, is disrupting trade and increasing global food prices.
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.
A row of people in kayaks in a body of water (© Patagonia)

U.S. companies take on climate crisis challenges

Australis Aquaculture and Patagonia are among this year's State Department Award for Corporate Excellence recipients. Learn more.
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
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted smiling and holding up skewer of fish in market (Courtesy of World Food Prize)

Ending food insecurity through small fisheries

2021 World Food Prize laureate Shakuntala Thilsted is the first woman of Asian heritage to receive the prize, for her work on fish farming.