USAID

Man talking while standing at end of table with five other people (State Dept./Ava D'Sa)

City leaders pledge to strengthen democracy

City leaders from around the world, from Argentina to South Africa, exchanged ideas about strengthening democracy.
Health worker collecting swab sample from woman's nose (© Mahmud Hossain Opu/AP Images)

COVID-19 testing, oxygen programs launched

Learn more about how U.S.-led COVID-19 programs will improve access to medical oxygen and other vital supplies.
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.
Man and woman standing in field looking at piece of paper (© Likati Thomas/Feed the Future Tanzania Mboga na Matunda)

U.S. Feed the Future program expands in 8 African countries

Learn about Feed the Future, a U.S. government program to combat hunger, and which African countries are getting new agricultural support.
Student in wooded area looking at phone and writing information on paper (Courtesy of Nathan Elias)

Young innovators aim to boost global development

Meet some of the young scientists whose innovations may help USAID tackle development challenges around the world.
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.
Smiling woman in field (© Farzana Tabassum/World Vision/Feed the Future)

World Food Day brings USAID action on food security

USAID is training farmers and taking other steps to increase food security worldwide, focusing on countries hard hit by the climate crisis.
Tractor in field (USAID AGRO/Sodel Vladyslav)

$100 million U.S. initiative boosts Ukrainian agriculture

Learn more about a USAID program that helps get Ukrainian farmers and the country's agricultural sector moving again.
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.