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

West Africa and Decentralization

What is decentralization?  "The dispersion or distribution of functions and powers; specifically :  the delegation of power from a central authority to regional and local authorities." How does it happen in West Africa? Who gets the money and why?  Decentralization generally refers to the transfer of certain responsibilities away from the central level to the … Continue reading West Africa and Decentralization