Chemonics’ in-depth monitoring of livelihoods and nutrition provides early warning of food insecurity and complements its 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 populations’ access to sufficient quantities of affordable, nutritious foods.
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Cracking the Nut 2023: The Art of the Pivot
Project leaders from Ukraine, Lebanon, and the Horn of Africa share recommendations for engaging firms and communities amidst of war, economic collapse, and extreme drought, to create opportunities for transformation.
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.