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Private-Sector Engagement in Food Security and Agricultural Development

Johanna Nesseth Tuttle

With the introduction of Feed the Future (FTF)—the U.S. government's program to refocus foreign assistance on agricultural development—the private sector has been named a priority partner. The U.S. food and agriculture sector is a thriving, complex industry that has benefited from a legacy of exceptionally strong partnership with the public sector. Land grant universities, extension services, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture all support a network of producers, marketers, packagers, and grocers in their efforts to improve food quality and safety, increase productivity, protect the environment, provide greater convenience, and keep food costs low for consumers. « less more »
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers / Center for Strategic & International Studies
Pages: 24Size: 8 1/2 x 11
978-0-89206-709-1 • Paperback • March 2012 • $32.00 • (£22.95) - Currently out of stock. Copies will arrive soon.
Series: CSIS Reports
Johanna Nesseth Tuttle is senior vice president for strategic planning at CSIS, where she leads the Center’s relationships with corporate and foundation supporters. Additionally, she is codirector of the Project on U.S. Leadership in Development, an initiative focused on leveraging all U.S. assets- the private sector in particular- to promote economic development, improve livelihoods, and reduce poverty worldwide.