Saving 3.1 Million Lives a Year with a President’s Emergency Plan to Combat Acute Childhood Malnutrition
Like HIV/AIDS, acute childhood malnutrition is deadly but treatable with the right approach. A President’s Emergency Plan for Acute Childhood Malnutrition could catalyze the fight against malnutrition and direct resources to greater impact.
Investing in Digital Agriculture Innovation to Secure Food, Yields, and Livelihoods
Improving local food security is critical to ending poverty and eliminating hunger, and United States Government can be a global leader. From Jonathan Lehe, Nick Milne, and Gautam Bastian, a proposal for USAID, Feed the Future, and its partners to launch a Digital Agriculture for Food Security Challenge to improve crop yields worldwide.
Unlocking the U.S. Bioeconomy with the Plant Genome Project
Plants are key to enable a diversified and climate-resilient food system. Mary Fernandes proposes a Plant Genome Project (PGP), a robust Human Genome Project-style initiative to build a dataset of genetic information on plant species.
Masks via Mail: Maintaining Critical COVID-19 Infrastructure for Future Public Health Threats
To protect against future infectious disease outbreaks, the Department of Health and Human Services Coordination Operations and Response Element should develop and maintain the capacity to regularly deliver N95 respirator masks to every home using a mail delivery system.