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The following is republished with the permission of ARC2020 and was originally published on ARC2020's website on February 1, 2024. 
ARC2020 Farmers Protest
Calvin Manduna
The 20th African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum 2023, which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa in November 2023, renewed debate about the future of the AGOA and its effectiveness in improving United States-Africa trade relations.
AGOA Renewal
Michael Happ
As Congress drafts the next Farm Bill, it is important to understand the successes of two leading conservation programs and the opportunities for improvement so that as many farmers as possible can improve their land and their livelihoods.
Farmers gathered in a hoop tunnel
Shiney Varghese
Sophia Murphy
The following article was written for and originally published by the International Trade Centre (ITC). Read the article here. 
Pakistani Poverty Alleviation Fund and ITC offer finance solutions
Erin McKee VanSlooten
The Farm Bill Nutrition Title contains the nation’s largest nutrition and food security programs, supporting low-income families to access healthy foods through supplemental funding, direct food assistance and funding for organizations administering critical nutrition support programs.
Minnesota farmers market vegetables
Watch the recording of our webinar, What’s next for the Farm Bill? Tracking what the next Farm Bill will mean for Minnesota.
Minnesota farm in winter
Erin McKee VanSlooten
Download a PDF of this handout.
Image of woman cooking and baby eating
Erin McKee VanSlooten
Nora Shields-Cutler
Our cohort of Hmong early care providers shared feedback to identify challenges and opportunities to participate in the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP, also known as “the Food Program”), which provides reimbursement to participating providers for every meal they serve.
Photo collage with smiling girl next to herbs and pork dish