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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.
Illustration of woman with Ukrainian flag around neck and flower crown (State Dept./D. Thompson)

United with Ukraine [rolling updates]

Check out our latest coverage of the developments in Ukraine and the U.S. response. This article will be updated on a rolling basis.
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Putin’s war sabotages Russia’s energy future

Learn how the Kremlin's war against Ukraine is driving global economic changes that are harming Russia's energy outlook.
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New chocolate factory signals deepening U.S. ties with Ghana

Ghanian chocolate producer Niche Cocoa plans to open a new factory in Wisconsin, part of a growing U.S. economic partnership with Ghana.
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U.N. deal to transport Ukrainian grain helps the hungry

An initiative that has helped deliver Ukrainian grain to the world and lower food prices is working and should continue, the U.S. said.
Fish on display in open-air market (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

Supporting responsible fishing in the Pacific

The U.S. government, the private sector and nonprofits are working with groups in Peru and Ecuador to promote sustainable fishing.
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Tons of Ukrainian grain shipped via U.N. Black Sea initiative

The U.N.'s Black Sea Grain Initiative is helping deliver more Ukrainian grain and food products to countries. Learn more about the program.
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How COVID-19 disruptions exacerbated food insecurity

This installment in a series looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic is one of several factors driving the global food crisis.
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Combating nature crimes

The United States and Norway are helping create guidelines for how countries around the world can crack down on the illegal wildlife trade.