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Oxfam's New Report for Feed the Future Initiative

Event Date:

March 12, 2015 | 9:30 AM EDT
Image by Philip Brasher. Ethiopia, 2014.

The Obama administration is spending $3.5 billion and partnering with multinational corporations to...

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Ethiopian farmer Gifty Jemal shows the field she planted with corn in the spring. She increased corn yield through a project sponsored in part by Iowa-based seed producer DuPoint. Image by Zach Abubeker. Ethiopia, 2014.

On Thursday, March 12, Pulitzer Center grantee Phil Brasher, senior editor of Agri-Pulse, moderates a panel of leaders in food and livelihood security and sustainability in conjunction with the launch of a new report on the Feed the Future initiative. The report, "Promise and Potential", outlines how Feed the Future is working to support food and livelihood security for millions of people around the world, and what must happen to sustain this effort. Oxfam America organized the panel

The Hon. Mike Johanns, former Senator from Nebraska
George Iranga, head of Office, Cholima Research Center, Tanzania and former President, UWAWAKUDA Farmer Cooperative
Tjada Mckenna, deputy director, Feed the Future Initiative, USAID
Ray Offenheiser, president, Oxfam America

Promise and Potential
Thursday, March 12
Suite 1300
1101 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

Learn more about the Feed the Future initiative, which was launched in 2010, on the Oxfam America's website.


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