Fighting Global Hunger: A Smart Investment for Business and Development

By USAID Administrator Mark Green and Corteva Agriscience Chief Executive Officer-Elect Jim Collins

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USAID
Nov 28, 2018 · 5 min read
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USAID Administrator Mark Green (right) and Corteva Agriscience Chief Executive Officer-Elect Jim Collins sign a memorandum of understanding on Nov. 9, 2018 in Washington, D.C., to expand collaboration in support of Feed the Future. / USAID
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A farmer in rural Ethiopia holds a healthy ear of corn from a year of great harvest because of seeds and extension services from the Feed the Future Ethiopia Advanced Maize Seed Adoption Program. / Feed the Future

Engaging the American private sector in development is smart for both business and sustainable development.

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At a demonstration plot in Zimbabwe, arepresentative from DuPont Pioneer talks about a variety of maize that Pioneer recommends for this agro-ecological zone. / Emeldah Musevenzo, Fintrac

We believe in the power of these types of partnerships to help end hunger, because we have seen what they can accomplish.

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A farmer with her kids, and their healthy and resilient corn in abundance as a result of the Feed the Future Ethiopia Advanced Maize Seed Adoption Program. / David Kahrmann, USAID

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