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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 …

Kenya Regal Ag Man unloading hay

Kenya REGAL-AG Supports Pasture Commercialization

Drought degrades grasslands and prompts their disappearance, leading to a loss of livestock. This can be detrimental for pastoralists, who …

Uganda RWANU Anna shares learning info

Uganda RWANU-Provided Sanitation Training Improves Health in Northern Village

ACDI/VOCA implements the USAID-funded Resilience through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition (RWANU) project in northern Uganda. In May 2015, RWANU staff …

Ghana Advance plough and harrow

Ghana ADVANCE II Issues 260 Grants to Increase Farmer Efficiency

Robust Grant Program Also Supports Agricultural Insurance and Tracking Tools The USAID-funded Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement II (ADVANCE …