RALEIGH, N.C., 16 March 2016 – North Carolina voters last night passed the $2 Billion Connect NC Bond that will strengthen food security and national security by making two investments in the future of North Carolina agriculture. NC Farm Bureau strongly supported the Connect NC Bond that provides $85 million for the Plant Sciences Initiative […]

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CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization, announced today The Allstate Foundation and Allstate Insurance Company, the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer, have renewed their commitment to Feeding America and pledged to donate up to $2 million in support of Feeding America’s disaster relief efforts. The announcement comes […]

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WASHINGTON, 2 July 2014 – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Private Sector Window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) will each invest $5 million in Malawi Mangoes to support expansion of its tropical fruit production and processing operations. On final certification, expected in the coming months, Malawi […]

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KINSHASA, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, 3 July 2014  – Kitoko Food Farm has showcased its innovative model for agriculture development in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the Africa Progress Panel (APP). Chaired by Kofi Annan, the APP visited the DRC to discuss its recently released 2014 Progress Report Grain, Fish, Money. In […]

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