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US Commitments in Nutrition and Health for a Better Future

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

The United States has made big pledges for global nutrition. Our white paper offers recommendations to turn commitments into action.

Fruit on a table photographed from above.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

From Climate Pledges to Transformative Action

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

Can the United States deliver on its food systems and climate commitments? We offer recommendations to protect the planet and feed the world.

Cow stands in front of a tree line with plumes of smoke indicating forest destruction in the Amazon.
Bruno Kelly
Food and Agriculture

Combating Global Hunger as an American Foreign Policy Priority

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Coauthors

While not traditionally prioritized as a tool of foreign policy, combatting world hunger has high bipartisan support from the American public.

Two people holding big bag of onions, collecting humanitarian aid (water, food, hygiene products) for people evacuated from Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Global Food Security Act Reauthorization: New and Lingering Challenges

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Gloria Dabek

Amid new challenges to global food security, the Center for Global Food and Agriculture analyzes necessary changes to the Global Food Security Act Reauthorization.

Mississippi farm field rows during the winter on January 29, 2022.
Lance Cheung
Food and Agriculture

Renewing International Extension to Equip Farmers for a Changing Climate

RESEARCH
Report by Gloria Dabek

The climate crisis necessitates a new extension agenda that prioritizes farmer needs and preferences and promotes climate resilience and adaptation. US policy should reflect this new extension agenda to ensure farmers have the tools to succeed in providing for themselves, and ultimately, feeding the world.

A farmer examines his crops in the field.
Climate and the Environment

Centering Global Food Security for Global Prosperity

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

Catherine Bertini and Ertharin Cousin are co-leads on a paper offering the Biden Administration recommendations for the US government to build on a strong foundation of food and nutrition security programs to alleviate global hunger and malnutrition.

Vegetables are displayed for sale at a stand at Surquillo market in Lima, Peru.
REUTERS
Food and Agriculture

Farmers on the Front Line: Agriculture's Role in Fighting Climate Change

RESEARCH
Report

Climate change is wreaking havoc on agriculture and food security both in the US and abroad. In collaboration with the Farm Journal Foundation, the Council provides recommendations that are targeted both domestically and internationally.

Food and Agriculture

New Solutions for a Changing Climate

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Molly Jahn

The government must recognize investment opportunities in US agricultural research and development in order to address current and future climate challenges.

A female farmer plants transplants at a farm in Pennsylvania
Zoe Schaeffer
Food and Agriculture

Considering a Soil Initiative for Africa

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by David Nielson

This paper diagnoses the challenges faced by governments, international organizations and research institutions in mitigating and reversing the decline of soil quality in Africa.

Workers unload a truck of harvested cassava roots.
Food and Agriculture

Women and Girls as Change Agents

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

Investing in girls' education can put countries on the path to a more stable, prosperous future.

A young Indian girl writes on a chalkboard in a classroom
Nikhita S.
Women and Girls