Our emergency food assistance and multi-year development programs:
- Monitor food insecurity throughout the world;
- Save lives in times of crisis;
- Tackle chronic undernutrition; and
- Help the most vulnerable break the cycle of poverty and hunger through agriculture and livelihoods support.
Many development food assistance programs target disaster-prone areas and are designed to help reduce the need for emergency assistance over time.
Food Assistance in Action:
- Evidence from our programs in Bangladesh has shown that one of the more successful ways food assistance programs can tackle chronic hunger and poverty is by looking beyond food. Read more(link is external) from Food for Peace's Director Dina Esposito.
- Changes in the Agricultural Act of 2014 mean new flexibilities for Food for Peace. To see how Food for Peace has incorporated these changes to Section 202(e) resources in its programming, read these stories.
- USAID has been the largest provider of food assistance to the Ebola-affected region in West Africa since the beginning of the outbreak in 2014. Learn more about FFP's Ebola response here.