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$20 Million Loan Guarantee for SMEs Launches in Zambia with Support of Local Government, Donors, and Private Sector

A newly launched loan guarantee program in Zambia has the potential to significantly impact the lives of small- and medium-sized …

ACDI/VOCA Names New Members of Executive Leadership Team

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce several new members who have joined our executive leadership team. Bob Fries has been named …

ACDI/VOCA Awarded the Feed the Future Mozambique RESINA Activity by USAID

We are pleased to announce that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has named ACDI/VOCA to lead the …

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U.S.-Based Volunteer Supports Month-Long Training of Zambian Agribusinesses Online and In-Person

Dr. Mark Wade is an international consultant, researcher, teacher, speaker, and author from Fort Pierce, Florida. He holds a BS …

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How Do We Reconcile a Post-Conflict Colombia? Boosting Economic Inclusion

By Katherine Ko, Daniel Sumner, and Melissa Matlock Decades of conflict may have divided Colombian communities, but a 2016 peace deal between …

ACDI/VOCA to Take the USAID Transforming Market Systems Activity in Honduras to Scale

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce that USAID/Honduras has awarded the organization with the third and final task order to continue …

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How Do We Reconcile a Post-Conflict Colombia? Changing Perceptions, Attitudes, and Beliefs 

By Katherine Ko, Daniel Sumner, and Melissa Matlock  A 2016 peace deal between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed …

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ACDI/VOCA Awarded the Feed the Future Ghana Market Systems and Resilience Activity by USAID

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) recently named ACDI/VOCA to lead the five-year Feed the Future Ghana Market Systems …

Philippine Cooperatives Can Play a Key Role in Development 

This week, ACDI/VOCA launched the USAID-funded Cooperative Development Program in the Philippines. During the launch event, more than 125 people, …

ACDI/VOCA to Lead USAID Activity Supporting Serbian Enterprises

We are pleased to announce the U.S. Agency for International Development has selected ACDI/VOCA to implement the Small and Medium …

Carolina Blackburn Named Executive Director of Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA During President & COO Sylvia Megret’s Visit to Colombia

On March 17, 2022, ACDI/VOCA’s President & COO Sylvia Megret named Carolina Blackburn as the new executive director of Fundación …

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Sylvia Megret to Succeed Charles J. Hall as ACDI/VOCA CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MARCH 16, 2022 The ACDI/VOCA Board of Directors approved a plan of succession for the chief …

$20 Million Loan Guarantee for SMEs Launches in Zambia with Support of Local Government, Donors, and Private Sector

A newly launched loan guarantee program in Zambia has the potential to significantly impact the lives of small- and medium-sized …