Feed The Future Helping Countries Develop Agricultural Sectors
"Spearheaded by USAID, President Obama's food security initiative Feed the Future is helping countries develop their own agricultural sectors so they can feed themselves," USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah writes in a post on the agency's "IMPACTblog." He describes several projects underway in Kenya and Ethiopia aimed at improving agriculture, livestock and health. "These programs are already making a difference. That is why even though this is the worst drought in 60 years it is not the worst famine in 60 years," he writes (8/10).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.