Lessons from Eight Years of the Cooperative Development Program 

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How a Home Garden Helped a Family in Paraguay Recover After Disaster

In April 2018, a tornado blew down the trees surrounding Bonifacia Vera’s home, leaving a pile of rubble behind. Bonifacia …

2017 Annual Report

For ACDI/VOCA, Leveling The Field means working to ensure that everyone in developing economies can look forward to prosperity for …

One Female Farmer’s Journey to Resilience Through the Bangladeshi Sunflower Sector

Mossammat Amena Khatun’s daily routine is like most women’s in the South Dalchara village of southwestern Bangladesh. She eats breakfast …

Webinar: The Energy and Agriculture Nexus

Date: September 13, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM EDT Click here to register   Energy innovation and infrastructure advancements across sub-Saharan …

Key Takeaways from ACDI/VOCA’s Pivot to a Market Systems Approach

At ACDI/VOCA, our mission is to empower people to succeed in the global economy. To achieve our mission on the …

This 27-Year-Old Ghanaian Is Changing Perceptions Around Youth and Agriculture

Despite the many strategies adopted by the Government of Ghana and other stakeholders to attract youth to the agriculture sector, …

The Solution to Our Migrant Crisis Isn’t at the Border

When a complex, high-profile issue creates bold headlines and causes marching in the streets, I believe the problem cannot be …

Development For Today’s Markets: Aligning Practices With Economic Transformation

We are at an important juncture in international economic development. Globalization has led to an era of unprecedented interconnectivity of …

Turning Piri Piri Farmers into Entrepreneurs in Mozambique

Mozambique’s economy is growing exponentially, creating promising opportunities for local smallholder farmers. Piri piri farmers must build lasting market linkages …