Feed the Future Investment in Haiti: Implications for sustainable food security and poverty reduction
In 2009 the United States committed $3.5 billion to start the global Feed the Future Initiative to reduce poverty and increase agricultural production in resource-poor countries. The initiative emerged in response to the G8 L’Aquila Summit, during which global leaders met to address food insecurity around the world. Introduced in Haiti in 2011, the initiative brought an existing US Agency for International Development–funded watershed management project, the Watershed Initiative for National Natural Environmental Resources (WINNER), under the Feed the Future umbrella.
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