ACDI/VOCA Eric Wallace

Eric Wallace

Eric Wallace is the director of inclusive market systems at ACDI/VOCA, supporting the USAID Farmer-to-Farmer and Cooperative Development programs. Previously, Eric served as director of the Farmer-to-Farmer Special Program Support Project at the Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA). He also started and led the Farmer-to-Farmer Program at NCBA CLUSA and was a volunteer recruiter at CNFA. Eric served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Donetsk, Ukraine, from 2001 to 2003. He earned his B.A. at Reed College and his M.P.A. at George Washington University.


Lessons from Eight Years of the Cooperative Development Program 

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ACDI/VOCA Famer to Farmer project participant in DRC

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