Welcome to the Association for International Agriculture
and Rural Development!
AIARD is an association of U.S.- and internationally-based members who have devoted their careers to global agricultural development and hunger alleviation. AIARD members are development professionals from universities, non-governmental organizations, private sector firms, consulting companies, government and donor agencies, and foundations. The association represents the extensive disciplinary base of agricultural and related social science skills necessary to carry out global agricultural development and hunger alleviation programs.
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US Government Global Food Security Strategy
As many of you are already aware, the US Government Global Food Security Strategy has recently been released and is at this link.
This strategy was required by Global Food Security Act of 2016. Here is a summary statement..MORE
52nd Annual Conference Presentations and Photos
Presentations, photos and much more from our 52nd annual conference, held June 5-7, 2016 are now available..MORE
AIARD Announces 2016 Class of Future Leaders
AIARD is pleased to announce it's 2016 class of AIARD Future Leaders Forum participants. AIARD awards twelve FLF scholarships annually, on a competitive basis, to students who have shown a demonstrated interest and outstanding record in addressing international agriculture and rural development issues and their solutions...MORE
AIARD's 2015-16 Corporate Sponsors and Public Sector Affiliates
AIARD's 2015-16 Sustaining Members