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Changing Mindsets and Livelihoods for Enhanced Food Security

Traditionally, men in Karamoja in northeastern Uganda are herdsmen, looking after livestock while women are left to farming. But with …

ACDI/VOCA Bangladesh PROSHAR Gender Impact Assessment cover

PROSHAR Gender Impact Assessment

This study examines the Program for Strengthening Household Access to Resources (PROSHAR)’s impact on gender issues in southwestern Bangladesh. PROSHAR …

ACDI/VOCA Ghana Volunteer David Ringuette

ACDI/VOCA Volunteer Helps Mango Farmers Improve Productivity

Mango growers in southern Ghana with ACDI/VOCA Volunteer David Ringuette (center), wearing gifts he received during their last session Ghana …

ACDI/VOCA Famer to Farmer project participant in DRC

Moving Energy from Pastures to Cattle to You—and Back

Everyone should be good at something, right? Everyone should have one skill they practice their whole lives that their bodies …

ACDI/VOCA Uganda RWANU handwashing

RWANU Empowers Northern Ugandan Villages to Build Latrines

In May, Uganda’s Ministry of Water and Environment declared three villages in the Karamoja region of northeastern Uganda open-defecation free. …

ACDI/VOCA MinPACT Participants Winnowing of Roasted Cacao Beans

MinPACT Workshop Trains Filipino Chocolate Makers

Raymond Major, a forty-year veteran of the chocolate confectionery industry, arrived in Davao City, in the Philippines, to find nearly …

acdi/voca 2017 photo contest

Voting Now Open in Annual ACDI/VOCA Photo Contest

  ACDI/VOCA’s Communications & Outreach (C&O) division is excited to announce voting has begun in its annual photo contest. C&O …

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“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 …

ACDI/VOCA Facilitating Behavior Change

“Facilitating Behavior Change” Virtual Conference Delves into Social Behavior Change and Market Systems

Changing behaviors—especially multiple behaviors across market actors—can be challenging. Predictably, this means complex market systems are also difficult to transform. …

ACDI/VOCA Ugandan family

RWANU Helps Ugandan Women Grab Life by the Horns

Research shows that empowering women is smart economics. But in many parts of the world, tradition dictates the lives of …

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