Market Systems
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 Mozambique LEAD project participant Argentina Wamuse

Backyard Businesses Empower Women in Mozambique

Argentina runs her supply business from her backyard in the outskirts of Maputo. For Argentina Wamuse, a farmer in the …

EasyDry M500 Portable Maize Dryer: A Drying Solution for Smallholder Farmers

EasyDry M500 Portable Maize Dryer: Key Operational Features

EasyDry M500 Portable Maize Dryer: Key Fabrication Details


Lasting Partnerships: A Framework for Economic Stability

Ghana ADVANCE II Techiman Maize tradersTechiman Maize traders

Field Notes from Ghana: Part II

It’s so hard to believe that I have only been working with the farmers of the Techiman Maize Traders Association …

Kenya Regal-Ag ACDI/VOCA Samuel

Upgraded Market Becomes Hub of Activity in Kenya’s Arid Lands

Samuel Lekorima, an LMA member In the past, markets in Isiolo and Marsabit Counties were simple affairs: an open space …

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