Office of Global Food Security: Press and Other Releases


2016
12/20/16  Feed the Future: 2016 Year in Review
12/19/16  Why Food Security Matters
11/17/16 U.S. Action on Food and Water Security Through Innovation, Finance, and Data; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/31/16  World #CitiesDay: The Expanding Roles of Cities in U.S. Diplomacy
10/17/16  For Us, Every Day Is World Food Day
10/14/16  A Strengthened U.S. Commitment to Global Food Security
09/23/16  We Can End Hunger by Looking Beyond Food
07/25/16  Transforming Development by Empowering the People
07/08/16  Here's Why the Global Food Security Act is Historic
07/06/16  Statement by the President on the Passage of The Global Food Security Act of 2016
06/28/16 Four International Scientists Win 30th Annual World Food Prize; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/23/16 World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/12/16  When The Sweet Potato Goes Viral: A New Approach to Nutrition Programming in Northern Ghana
02/07/16  Forward Progress in the Fight To End Global Hunger
01/08/16  COP21: What It Means For Agriculture and Global Food Security

2015
11/25/15  Give Thanks by Reducing Food Loss and Waste
10/16/15 Ambassador David Thorne, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State, To Travel to Italy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/15  Expanding the Global Dialogue on Food Security
10/15/15 Secretary Kerry Travels to Milan, Paris, and Madrid;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
10/13/15 Special Representative for Global Food Security, Dr. Nancy Stetson Travel to Rome and Milan, Italy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/09/15  Promoting Food Security and Climate Resilience in the Caribbean
07/28/15  Subsistence to Surplus
07/13/15  Feeding the Accelerator: Building A More Food-Secure Future Through Innovation
07/07/15 Senior Advisor Thorne Travel to Milan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/01/15  Smart Partnerships and Country-Led Development: How the Millennium Challenge Corporation Fights Hunger and Poverty
07/01/15 Social Enterprise Visionary, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Wins 2015 Annual World Food Prize; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/29/15  Service Meets Food Security for Feed the Future Peace Corps Volunteers
06/29/15 World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/27/15  Working With African Communities To Build a Future Free From Hunger
06/23/15  With High-Impact Partnerships, OPIC Drives Innovative Agricultural Development Solutions
06/10/15  Meet the U.S. Government Team Making a Difference in the Fight To End Global Hunger
06/08/15  Healthy Oceans, Healthy People
05/18/15 Special Representative Stetson Travel to Milan, Italy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/20/15  President Says U.S. Presence at Milan Expo to Focus on Feeding a Growing Planet
04/16/15  U.S. To Highlight American Food, Sustainability, Innovation at Milan Expo
04/07/15  Making Progress on Health Now and Post-2015
04/07/15  Reflections on World Health Day
04/07/15  World Health Day: Food Safety and Food Security
01/28/15  The Future of Agriculture in Mozambique: Entrepreneurs
01/16/15  Farmer Field School Enhances Food Security in Mozambique
01/08/15  Feed the Future: Progress in the Goal of Ending Hunger

2014
12/16/14  Delivering More Bang for Development Bucks: Cost-Benefit Analysis and Feed the Future
12/02/14  On #GivingTuesday, Help #EndHunger
12/01/14 Remarks at Introduction of Doug Hickey as the new Commissioner General for the USA Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
11/26/14  Giving Thanks for Global Partnership and Progress
11/25/14 Kenya: Food Ration Cuts;  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
11/19/14  November is a Month of Action for Nutrition
11/06/14  Livestock Production: Empowering Women in Ethiopia
10/31/14  Assistance Supports Dignity for Syrian Refugees, Markets for Jordan
10/28/14  Making the Food Security and Nutrition of Women, Infants, and Children a Priority
10/16/14  2014: A Year of Food Assistance
10/16/14  An Outsized Problem With a Small-Sized Solution
10/15/14  Investing in Agriculture: It Makes Dollars and Sense
09/25/14 Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/25/14 Secretary Kerry, Secretary Vilsack Launch Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/24/14  Obama Administration Launches Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture
09/09/14 Global Forum To Explore the Fulbright Program and Food Security; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/17/14  Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture: 'A Triple Win'
07/15/14 Secretary of State John Kerry To Host Reception to Celebrate the Groundbreaking for the USA Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/25/14  Secretary Kerry Appoints New Leadership for the Office of Global Food Security
06/20/14  Announcement of the World Food Prize Laureate and the Importance of Research in Achieving Global Food Security
06/20/14  Extraordinary Efforts in U.S. Food Assistance Underway as Extreme Food Insecurity Stalks South Sudanese
06/18/14 Plant Scientist, Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram, Wins the 2014 Annual World Food Prize; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/17/14  World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony
04/12/14 United States Urges Partner Countries To Increase Support for the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/25/14  Farmer-to-Farmer: The Impact You Can't Measure
03/24/14  Meeting Water, Food, and Health Needs in Kenya
02/16/14  Women Farmers in Ghana Gain the Skills and Confidence To Improve Local Economy
01/02/14  Helping the Most Vulnerable Lift Themselves Up in Cambodia

2013
12/18/13  Education Supports Food Security
11/28/13  Giving Thanks for Progress in the Fight Against Global Hunger
11/22/13  Postharvest Loss Ideation Jam: A Fresh Look at a Longstanding Challenge
09/26/13  Advancing Gender Equality Through Food Security in Tajikistan
08/21/13  Planting the Seeds of Sustainability in South Sudan
06/19/13 Three Scientists Win 27th Annual World Food Prize; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/17/13 27th Annual World Food Prize Laureate Announcement; Washington, DC
06/13/13  "State in 60 Seconds" Video -- Nutrition
06/10/13  Change a Life, Change the Future: Recommitting To End Undernutriton Through the 1,000 Days Partnership
06/09/13  Building a More Nutritious Future for All
06/02/13  A Year of Progress Under the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition
04/27/13  U.S. Food Assistance Reform Will Enable More Food To Reach Hungry People
04/24/13  Scaling Up Nutrition: How Partnerships Are Helping To Deliver Improved Nutrition
04/22/13  Working Together To Feed the World and Protect the Planet
04/16/13 Special Representative for Global Food Security Jonathan Shrier (Acting) participates in Hunger, Nutrition and Climate Justice Conference in Dublin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/04/13 Department of State and USAID Host "A Healthy Start for Children: Scaling Up Nutrition in Guatemala"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/17/13  Meeting the President's Challenge To End Extreme Poverty
02/15/13 Department of State To Host Conference on Food Security and Minimizing Postharvest Loss; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/12/13  Combating Postharvest Loss in the Fight Against Global Hunger [Get Acrobat Reader PDF version   ]
02/12/13  Food Security and Minimizing Postharvest Loss
02/01/13  Championing the Cause of Ending Global Hunger and Undernutrition

2012
10/16/12 U.S. Department of State's 2012 Global Food Security Seminar for Fulbright Students From Around the World; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/12  World Food Day: A Call To Action To End Global Hunger
09/27/12 Secretary Clinton Announces Pledge From Civil Society Partners to Invest Over One Billion Dollars in Food Security; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/27/12  Secretary Clinton Highlights Civil Society Contributions To End Global Hunger
09/26/12  Five More Questions About the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition
08/27/12  Young Kenyan Mothers Work Together To Improve Food Security and Nutrition
08/20/12  Championing for Change Against Global Hunger
06/12/12  More Crop Per Drop: Micro-Irrigation Pioneer Wins 2012 World Food Prize
06/11/12 26th Annual World Food Prize Laureate Announcement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/27/12  Food Security Open Data Challenge
05/23/12  Five Questions About the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition
05/18/12  G8 Action on Food Security and Nutrition [Get Acrobat Reader PDF version   ]
05/18/12  New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition
05/18/12  President Obama Announces New Partnership to Fight Global Hunger
02/28/12 Fulbright Foreign Student Global Food Security Seminar To Be Held February 29 - March 4 at Penn State University; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/02/12 United States Advances Global Food Security under L'Aquila Food Security Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/20/12  Ambassador Cousin To Lead World Food Programme

2011
11/12/11 Creation of Global Food Safety Partnership; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/24/11 Ending Hunger Through Development; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/21/11 Vice President Biden and Secretary Clinton to Join World Food Program USA; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/11  Making Progress in the Fight Against Hunger: World Food Day 2011
10/10/11  Food Security Tour to Iowa and Washington, DC
10/07/11 U.S. Government Officials Traveling to 2011 World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/04/11 U.S. Delegation on Food Security Travels to Horn of Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/19/11  Women and Agriculture: A Conversation on Improving Global Food Security
06/21/11  Innovating Our Way to a Second Green Revolution
06/14/11  Planting the Seeds To Feed the Future
05/17/11  Scaling Up Nutrition With ThousandDays.org
05/03/11 Secretary Clinton To Deliver Remarks on the State of Global Food Security; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/05/11 USAID Food for Peace Donation to the World Food Program in the Central African Republic; Washington, DC
03/18/11 USAID Food for Peace Donation to the World Food Programme in Cote d'Ivoire and Liberia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
03/04/11  U.S. Committed To Creating a More Food-Secure World
03/03/11 Food Prices Crisis of 2007-2008: Lessons Learned; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
03/03/11 U.S. Government's Feed the Future Initiative Helps Countries Cope with Rising Food Prices; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
01/04/11  Year in Review: Partnering To Fight Hunger and Undernutrition

2010
10/08/10 U.S. Delegation to the 36th Session of the Committee on World Food Security; Washington, DC
09/16/10 Secretary Clinton and Irish Foreign Minister Martin to Host "1,000 Days: Change a Life, Change the Future" Event on Reducing Child Undernutrition; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
09/14/10  1,000 Days: Change a Life, Change the Future
06/16/10 2010 World Food Prize Joint Press Release; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/20/10 United States Reaffirms Commitment to Addressing Global Hunger and Food Security through Feed the Future Initiative; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/17/10  United States Reaffirms Commitment to Addressing Global Hunger and Food Security Through Feed the Future Initiative

2009
10/02/09  Global Hunger and Food Security
10/02/09  Global Hunger and Food Security
09/28/09  Global Hunger and Food Security Initiative: Consultation Document [Get Acrobat Reader PDF version   ]
09/28/09 PEPFAR, USAID and General Mills Partner to Improve Food Processing in Africa; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
09/26/09  Partnering For Food Security: Moving Forward
09/26/09 U.S. Secretary of State and UN Secretary-General Convene Global Leaders To Act on Underlying Causes of Hunger; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
09/26/09  UNGA Meeting on Food Security: Attending Countries and Organizations
09/25/09  Food Security: Working With Organizations
09/25/09  Video: See the Future; Feed the Future; Change the Future
09/24/09  Map: Where the Undernourished Live
09/22/09 Secretary Clinton and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon To Co-Host Food Security Event at the United Nations Headquarters; Office of the Spokesman; Revised September 24, 2009; Washington, DC
07/10/09  Food Security: Investing in Agricultural Development to Reduce Hunger and Poverty
06/10/09 One Table: Advancing Agriculture to End Hunger
01/27/09  DipNote Blog: Food for Thought
01/23/09  Promoting Food Security Worldwide: A U.S. Commitment [Get Acrobat Reader PDF version   ]