ACDI/VOCA Burkina Faso ViM health

Mother Leaders Strengthen Village Health in Burkina Faso

Messages of health are spreading in Koulogho village, found in the Center-North region of Burkina Faso. Abibou Ouedraogo, 26, is …

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ACDI/VOCA Burkina Faso ViM credit for women

Access to Credit Empowers Women in Burkina Faso

Traditional agricultural practices in the Center-North Region of Burkina Faso have often led to low yields of millet, cowpea, sorghum, …

Expanding Incomes for Small-scale Poultry Producers in Burkina Faso

Passingbamba Zoré was still in his twenties a couple years ago when he started a poultry raising business. A hardworking …

ACDI/VOCA Women New Year's Resolutions

Making New Year’s (and New Projects’) Resolutions Stick

Last year, I made four (four!) major New Year’s resolutions: Be more productive. Run a marathon. Be less stressed. Exercise …

ACDI/VOCA USAID Burkina Faso project participants in field

ViM Project Introduces Rice to Fight Hunger in Burkina Faso

Fati Kiéma, a mother of six children, lives in the village of Goenega in Burkina Faso. Like many women in …

ACDI/VOCA Burkina Faso trees

Planting Trees: An Investment in the Environment Improves Food Security and Nutrition

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, I am admittedly a bit of a tree hugger. …


“Can You Hear Me Now?” Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Developing Markets 

Globe-trotting international development professionals know mobile phones have become common tools in the countries where we work, in bustling metropolises …

I-SMART v.2.0 Launched for Food for Peace Projects

Quality, reliable data is an essential part of any successful development project. Good data informs decision making, tests project hypotheses, …

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