Cultivating Global Food Security

A Strategy for U.S. Leadership on Productivity, Agricultural Research, and Trade

These recommendations from leaders in government, business, academia, and the nongovernmental and philanthropy communities emphasize the importance of U.S. leadership and commitment to improving food security and making agriculture a priority for broader U.S. development efforts. This report provides insights and policy initiatives on three main pillars for achieving long-term global food security: boosting agricultural productivity, especially in developing countries; strategically investing in agricultural research and development to increase productivity; and energizing the trade agenda to play a strong role in improving food security.

Senator Robert P. Casey Jr.

Senator Richard G. Lugar

Representative Betty McCollum

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