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We believe that all people should have the opportunity to achieve better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities. With diverse partners, we empower people to succeed in the global economy.

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Project News

AV Ventures Invests in Warc Group, Linking Smallholder Farmers in Ghana to Regenerative Farming Methodology

AV Ventures, a for-profit subsidiary of ACDI/VOCA, has recently invested $500,000 in the Warc Group to support the expansion of …

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“Boat Show” Reaches Farmers in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a low-lying, riverine country. While the mangroves and waterways of southern Bangladesh make it vulnerable to flooding, they …

ACDI/VOCA Awarded Knight of the Order of the Stallion by the President of Burkina Faso

On Saturday, December 5, 2020, a grand decoration ceremony took place at the Palace of the Presidency of Burkina Faso …