US Government renews commitment to Mali’s food security and agriculture-led economic growth

Renewing its commitment to investments in Mali, USAID’s partnership declaration event at the US Embassy, Mali, brought together high-level participants including from the Ministry of Agriculture and officials from the USA. Held in June 2019, the event saw discussions about activities to boost resilience, strengthen agricultural growth, and improve nutrition for millions of Malians.

His Excellency Ambassador Dennis B Hankins officially launched the US Government’s partnership with the Malian Government for a renewed five-year country plan to promote food and nutrition security. ICRISAT through the USAID Africa RISING’s Large-scale Diffusion of Technologies for Millet and Sorghum Systems (ARDT_SMS) project, participated in a fair where interventions supported by USAID in Mali were displayed.