We conduct in-depth monitoring of livelihoods and nutrition for early warning of food insecurity, and provide mechanisms for smallholder farmers to improve productivity. We strengthen agricultural industries to improve domestic production and increase incomes for smallholder farmers. Through private sector demand-driven market interventions, we mitigate value chain constraints that negatively affect population’ access to sufficient qualities of affordable, nutritious foods.
Food Security .
FEWS NET COVID-19 Briefing
The USAID FEWS NET project provides weekly briefings on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on acute food insecurity across the 29 countries that FEWS NET monitors.
Empowering the Individual
When supplied with the high-quality, low-cost technologies and skills needed to align with market specifications, Nigerian smallholder farmers can increase their incomes and improve homes, health, and livelihoods.
Rural and Urban Food Security
Ahead of the 2017 Cracking the Nut Conference, Agriculture and Food Security Practice Director Rob Henning explores the difference between rural and urban food security.
Saving For Health
USAID’s Maximizing Agricultural Revenue and Key Enterprises in Targeted Sites worked with Nigerian NGOs to help more than 900 women increase their income and improve child nutrition.