Food Security & Agricultural Livelihoods

Adapting and Innovating in a Volatile World: Reflections from the 2024 Fragility Forum  

By Paula Rudnicka, Sr. Manager for Public Affairs   Last month, the World Bank held its 2024 Fragility Forum – a biannual conference that brings together …

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Mother-Daughter Duo Hatch Success with Poultry Farming Business in Rural Guatemala

Elsa Carrillo and her daughter Debora have found that sometimes it’s worth it to put all your eggs in one basket – especially when you …

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Hygiene Promotion Volunteers Help Make Clean Water Count in Communities

Until a few months ago, the community of El Bijao did not have access to clean and safe drinking water. Residents of the western Honduras …

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Working to Build Economic Resilience in Guatemala’s Crises-Stricken Highlands

By Gesler Castillo Guatemala’s Western Highlands continue to suffer long-term impacts from widespread destruction caused by Hurricanes Eta and Iota, including the loss of livelihoods …

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Rebuilding a Sense of Home and Hope in Honduras

Over the course of 14 months, the HEWS program aimed to address both the immediate needs and early recovery of 100,050 people by organizing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene, safe living conditions through improved shelter and settlements, and multi-purpose cash assistance.

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Samira feeds her livestock with fodder provided by the INSPIRE program.

Supporting Displaced Livestock Breeders in Northwest Syria

Due to ongoing conflict and drought, the livestock assets of Syrians are eroding, further increasing the risk of food insecurity for people like Samira. The …

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Emerging Farmers Partnership GDA

This article was originally published by USAID. Zambia’s development holds much promise but faces much peril. Urban economic growth has boomed, however rural areas have …

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‘Our Harvest’ Project Delivers Food, Hope to Guatemalan Families

Since the Government of Guatemala announced a “state of calamity” following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Guatemala, PCI, a Global Communities Partner, has …

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USAID Mission Director Sheryl Stumbras at Emerging Farmers Partnership Launch and MOU Signing

This article was originally published by USAID. Harry Ngoma, USAID/Zambia Minister of Agriculture Honorable Michael Katambo, Global Communities COP Nobel Moyo, Corteva Country Director Samson …

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PCI India and ‘Mobile Vaani’ Answer Call for Action Against COVID-19

When much of the world came to a standstill in the wake of COVID-19, one Indian social tech company rose to the challenge. Gram Vaani, …

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Pandemic response in Granadero Baigorria Leads to Strong Bonds and Cooperative Efforts

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought growing challenges to communities around the world. Many vulnerable communities and citizens are stuck in a state of social isolation …

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COVID-19 Response in Brazil

Over the past several months, the Global Communities’ Sowing Futures team in Brazil has supported the John Deere Brazil Foundation in delivering 3,836 food baskets to 1,953 families in …

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The Global Food Security Act — Reaffirming the United States’ Commitment to End World Hunger

The Global Food Security Act — Reaffirming the United States’ Commitment to End World Hunger By David A. Weiss, President and CEO, Global Communities The US …

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The Global Food Security Act — Reaffirming the United States’ Commitment to End World Hunger

The Global Food Security Act — Reaffirming the United States’ Commitment to End World Hunger By David A. Weiss, President and CEO, Global Communities The US …

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EVENT: Agriculture in Syria—Building Resilience amid Conflict

EVENT: Agriculture in Syria—Building Resilience amid Conflict Since the outbreak of civil war in 2011, Syria has encountered severe land degradation due to climate change …

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Global Communities and Cargill partner to Facilitate Agricultural Trade, Improved Market Access in Kenya

Global Communities and Cargill partner to Facilitate Agricultural Trade, Improved Market Access in Kenya January 17, 2018, Silver Spring, MD — Global Communities and Cargill …

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Promoting Best Practices in Cooperative Development in Uganda

Promoting Best Practices in Cooperative Development Despite rapid growth over the past decade and a decrease in poverty, approximately 27 percent of the Ugandan population …

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Building Small Agribusinesses in East Africa

Building Small Agribusinesses in East Africa Agribusiness Investment for Market Stimulation (AIMS) is a five-year initiative of Global Communities to bolster trade in key agricultural …

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