The Future of Food is Bleak. Here’s How We Can Leverage the Private Sector to Face It.

This post originally appeared on The SEEP Network. With the recent publication of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in …

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From Struggling Milk Producer to Thriving Entrepreneur in Burkina Faso

In central-northern Burkina Faso in the city of Kaya, fresh milk is not always available. Because of low investment in …

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 …

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ACDI/VOCA to Target Enterprise Growth in Kyrgyz Republic under USAID’s Enterprise Competitiveness Project

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Producer Organizations Unleash Productivity with NAFAKA II Project

Moses Msafiri, 35, is a farmer and father of two from the village of Chisano in the Kilombero District of …

Trail Mix Is Having a Moment Thanks to Kyrgyz Youth-owned Business

The market research was clear. So far, no one in Kyrgyzstan was packaging dried fruit and nuts as trail mix, …