Food Security & Agricultural Livelihoods

Rebuilding a Sense of Home and Hope in Honduras

By Alberto Vásquez Padilla Martha’s broad and welcoming smile begins to fade as she starts to tell her story. Originally from a small village in …

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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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World Humanitarian Day: Beyond the Headlines

World Humanitarian Day: Beyond the Headlines This article originally appeared on Medium What are the needs in a complex, intractable conflict like Syria? On World …

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Beyond Humanitarian Hand-outs: Sowing the Seeds of Food Security in Syria

Beyond Humanitarian Hand-outs: Sowing the Seeds of Food Security in Syria By Dr Anas Al Kaddour, Food Security and Livelihoods Manager, Global Communities  |  This …

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Global Communities in Lebanon: Agriculture – Farming, Aquaculture, and Modern Greenhouses

Global Communities in Lebanon: Agriculture – Farming, Aquaculture, and Modern Greenhouses Clustering for Economic Development and Revitalization of Industry Sectors Through CEDARSplus, which builds on …

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Global Communities in Lebanon: Agriculture

Global Communities in Lebanon: Agriculture Lebanon Apple Production Agriculture is Lebanon’s third most important sector, employing about 15% of the active population. Global Communities has …

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