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All Africa Postharvest Technologies and Innovation Challenge

Out of hundreds of applicants, the EasyDry M500– a portable grain dryer developed through ACDI/VOCA and ASI’s AflaSTOP project– won …

Woman working with keyhole gardens in Uganda
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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
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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
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Floating Gardens Reduce Flooding Risks in Eastern Paraguay

In recent years, when the rainy season came to eastern Paraguay’s San Pedro region, Maria Isabel Benítez would watch helplessly …

ACDI/VOCA Gender Minimum Standards
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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
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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
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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, …

uganda rwanu ambassador visit

U.S. Ambassador Visits RWANU Project Participants in Southern Karamoja

On January 31, U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac and USAID/Uganda Mission Director Mark Meassick visited southern Karamoja to meet …

Egypt AMAL
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Egyptian Officials Visit AMAL Project Sites

Representatives from the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MOALR) visited our Egypt Advanced Marketing and Agribusiness Logistics (AMAL) …