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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

ACDI/VOCA volunteer David Roberts visits farmers pastures in Betumbo, DRC

ACDI/VOCA Volunteer Travels to the DRC to Help Local Farmers Improve Pasture Management and Livestock Production

When one thinks of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), one immediately thinks of the conflict and genocide that took …

ACDI/VOCA celebrates International Women's Day

ACDI/VOCA Celebrates International Women’s Day 2017

ACDI/VOCA is excited to celebrate International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 8. This year’s theme—#BeBoldForChange—is a call to action to …

Colombia PAR youth biking for peace

Cycling for Peace Mobilizes 2,000 Youth in Colombia

Since the late 1980s, Colombia’s Urabá region has been the site of territorial disputes between different armed groups, including guerillas, …

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 …