Woman working with keyhole gardens in Uganda

RWANU Supports Sustainable Water Management in Uganda

Promoting Sustainable Water Management for Improved Nutrition and Health in Uganda Traditionally, people living in southern Karamoja in arid northeastern …

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ACDI/VOCA project participant Selma Bangladesh

Salma’s Story: A Rising Woman Entrepreneur in Bangladesh

Salma, a mother of two, lives on a large piece of land in the Jessore district of southwestern Bangladesh and …

Colombia's youth make movies

Making Movies Helps Children Find Peace in Colombia

Children in Cartagena, Colombia, are using short videos to raise awareness of obstacles to peace in their neighborhoods. Through an …

ACDI/VOCA project participant Maria Isabel Benitez showing off her floating garden in Paraguay

Floating Gardens Reduce Flooding Risks in Eastern Paraguay

In recent years, when the rainy season came to eastern Paraguay’s San Pedro region, Ernesta Duarte would watch helplessly as …

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EasyDry M500

All Africa Postharvest Technologies and Innovation Challenge

The EasyDry M500 – a portable grain dryer developed through ACDI/VOCA and ASI’s AflaSTOP project – was recently selected to …

aflastop innovations in drying

Innovations in Portable Drying: Overview Brief

Drying grain is an essential post-harvest handling step in much of Africa: it reduces post-harvest losses due to mold, affects …

aflastop hermetic storage

Hermetic Storage: Overview Brief

In the fight against aflatoxin contamination and its devastating effects on human health and food security, storage is a critical …

Makeba Clay in Ghana, Farmer-to-Farmer

Field Notes from Ghana: Looking Back

As my volunteering assignment came to an end, I couldn’t help but reflect on the entire experience. Working with members …

ACDI/VOCA Gender Minimum Standards

ACDI/VOCA Supports Launch of Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality

Today ACDI/VOCA will join ten other international development and humanitarian organizations in launching a set of minimum standards for mainstreaming gender …

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Bright Futures: Spreading the Message of Health and Nutrition