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New CSIS Report Discusses Challenges, Opportunities Of Feed The Future In Nigeria

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: New Report Pushes for Greater Focus on Resilience in Feed the Future’s Work in Nigeria
Truett Sparkman, intern with the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program, highlights discussion at an event launching a new report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on advancing food and nutrition security in Nigeria through Feed the Future. Sparkman notes, “The report critiques the USAID global food security and hunger program, Feed the Future, which is attempting to expand on its work reducing poverty and malnutrition by adding a third priority: building resilience in the second phase of its campaign,” and highlights remarks from Julie Howard, senior adviser with the CSIS Global Food Security Project; Greg Collins, deputy assistant administrator and resilience coordinator with the Bureau for Food Security at USAID; Ambassador Johnnie Carson, senior adviser at the U.S. Institute of Peace; Adesoji Adelaja, professor at Michigan State University and global fellow for the Wilson Center’s Africa Program; and Dina Esposito, vice president of technical leadership at Mercy Corps (3/18).