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Zambia PROFIT+-Trained Woman Farmer Finds Success and Empowerment by Diversifying Income

Trifonia Sibande, age 43, and her husband Digani Sibande, live in Ngwata village, Lundazi district, in Zambia’s Eastern Province. Trifonia …

Sierra Leone SNAP mothers learn WASH practices

Sierra Leone SNAP Trains Mothers on Nutrition and WASH Best Practices

Over the last few years, Hawa McCarthy, a young mother of five in Mobai village, Kailahun district, received guidance on …

farmers using Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bags to regain food security

Restoring Household Food Security in Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone, seed and harvested cereal and legumes are often stored in jute bags on dirt floors, in poorly …

Zambia PROFIT+ Agribusiness Groups Uplift Smallholder Farmers

By Renton Kashimbaya, PROFIT+ Agribusiness Coordinator for Katete and Petauke districts Economic, health, and educational challenges impact smallholder farmers in …

Sierra Leone SNAP VSLA woman participant

Sierra Leone SNAP-Established VSLAs Empower

Adama Kamara is used to not having much privacy. She and her husband used to sleep in a single room …

BASF/SEEDCO maize under drip irrigation

Zambia PROFIT+ Partners with BASF

Two-week old BASF/SEEDCo maize under drip irrigation. Stella Star herbicide was used to control weeds. One of the key objectives …

Ghana Feed the Future Volunteer

Composting Leads to Reduced Costs for Farmers in High-Demand Market

Two JFN members, who used organic, home-grown compost, showcase maize and soybeans from their harvests. Agriculture in northwestern Ghana has …

Jamacia JaREEACH James Hill Jams

Jamaica Ja REEACH II Conserves Resources and Boosts Resilience through Agroforestry

ACDI/VOCA implements the USAID-funded Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate Change (Ja REEACH II) project. Ja REEACH II …

Zambia Profit+ Bandas at the Feni Agribusiness & Savings Group

ZAMBIA PROFIT+-ASSISTED AGRIBUSINESS AND SAVING GROUP INSPIRES ENTREPRENEURSHIP

In 2010, 25 small business owners in the Feni area of Chief Mpezeni, Chipata created the Feni Agribusiness and Savings …

Ethiopia FEED II Woman Farmer Helen

Ethiopia FEED II Farmers Boost Production and Improve Livelihoods

With support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the ACDI/VOCA-implemented Feed Enhancement for Ethiopian Development Project – Phase II …