Proposed Budget Cuts: Community-led Development at Risk

President Donald Trump released his first formal proposed budget to Congress on 16 March 2017. As promised, the “America First” budget is proposing $54 billion in cuts throughout different federal government agencies and programs to offset the increase to the defense budget. Here is a snapshot of some departments that will be experiencing budget cuts: … Continue reading Proposed Budget Cuts: Community-led Development at Risk

Feed the Future – How Food Security Impacts Gender Inequality

September 7, 2016- Gayle Smith, USAID Administrator announced a new report in Nairobi, Kenya today that extends the United States Government's previous 2009 initiative on the promise of eradication of global hunger and poverty.  The new report outlines the strategy to end global hunger for the next 15 years.  "Bolstered by the strong bipartisan passage of … Continue reading Feed the Future – How Food Security Impacts Gender Inequality

Together for 2030 – A Global Partnership Committed to Betterment of Humanity

At the Together for The 2030 Agenda--The Partnerships Playbook, seeks to share values in action with member countries, one that is humanity-based. The Partnership comes together in a renewed and focused manner through what unites us rather divides us. According to the 2030 Agenda "We are bound by our commitment to work together to support … Continue reading Together for 2030 – A Global Partnership Committed to Betterment of Humanity

Oxfam’s Female Food Hero from Nigeria: A Change-Maker in Her Community

“It's about shifting the mindset...medium and small scale farming can generate income."- 2014 Female Food Hero Monica Maigari from Kaduna State, Nigeria  Last week  Oxfam America hosted a Brown Bag Lunch, which couldn't have came at a better time as it was a day after International Women’s Day 2016, to share their Female Food Hero(FFH) Contest . … Continue reading Oxfam’s Female Food Hero from Nigeria: A Change-Maker in Her Community