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August 15, 2022

Galvanizing the World To Reduce Hunger in Africa

Higher energy costs, climate change, COVID-19 and global conflicts are fueling the food crisis.


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    The Attack Against Salman Rushdie

    We join those across the country and around the world who are keeping Salman Rushdie in our thoughts in the aftermath of this heinous attack.

  • August 12, 2022

    Designation of Paraguayan Officials

    The U.S. is designating Paraguayan Vice President Velazquez and Yacyretá Bi-National Entity Legal Counsel Duarte for involvement in significant corruption, including bribery and interference in public processes.

  • August 11, 2022

    U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen Travels to UAE, Oman, and Saudi Arabia

    Special Envoy Lenderking’s travel is part of our vigorous diplomatic efforts to help secure an expansion of the UN-mediated truce and bolster peace efforts.

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Understanding Food Security

Food security is having enough safe and nutritious food to eat. Food insecurity can destabilize societies, increase hunger and malnutrition, drive migration and conflict, and cause severe economic dislocation.

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