Sunflower Oil Now Grown and Made in Bangladesh 

Farmers living in coastal Bangladesh have always found it difficult to grow oil seed crops because of the soil’s high …

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Tanzania NAFAKA II Project Helps Farmers Combat Fall Armyworm

Amos Ndaso, a 30-year-old agriculture advisor from the village of Mkombilenga, had the opportunity to receive training in how to …

ACDI/VOCA Egypt AMAL Zeinab success story training

From Housewife to Farmer: Egypt AMAL Project Trains Women

Zeinab Mohamed El-Adly is an ordinary woman from Upper Egypt who knew how to take care of her household, but …

ACDI/VOCA Burkina Faso Victory Against Malnutrition womens group Rasmata Moise 1

Women Drive Change in Burkina Faso

In the Center-North Region of Burkina Faso, senior male household members make most of the family decisions about income, land, …

ACDI/VOCA Burkina Faso ViM health

Mother Leaders Strengthen Village Health in Burkina Faso

Messages of health are spreading in Koulogho village, found in the Center-North region of Burkina Faso. Abibou Ouedraogo, 26, is …

ACDI/VOCA Burkina Faso ViM credit for women

Access to Credit Empowers Women in Burkina Faso

Traditional agricultural practices in the Center-North Region of Burkina Faso have often led to low yields of millet, cowpea, sorghum, …

Expanding Incomes for Small-scale Poultry Producers in Burkina Faso

Passingbamba Zoré was still in his twenties a couple years ago when he started a poultry raising business. A hardworking …

ACDI/VOCA Colombia Work for Reconciliation Youth Job Training

Workforce Development Promises Social Mobility in Colombia

One in two people living in the Barranquilla work in the informal economy, shining shoes and cleaning houses, according to …

ACDI/VOCA USAID Burkina Faso project participants in field

ViM Project Introduces Rice to Fight Hunger in Burkina Faso

Fati Kiéma, a mother of six children, lives in the village of Goenega in Burkina Faso. Like many women in …

ACDI/VOCA Mozambique LEAD farmer Viralto

Access to Credit Brings New Opportunities to Mozambican Farmers

Viriato Mamite, a horticultural farmer in Mozambique’s Maracuene district, had a hectare of land, but couldn’t make full use of …