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ACDI/VOCA F2F Volunteer Helps Ghana Farmers’ Group Build Capacity to Increase Incomes

In central Ghana’s Brong Ahafo region, the Busunya Cashew Farmers’ Group exemplifies how capacity development can positively impact farming communities. …

Colombia ACIP Project Employs Innovative Technologies to Teach Children about Race and Ethnicity

Because racial discrimination and negative perceptions about ethnicity are often deep-seated, Colombia’s Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program (ACIP) shares positive messaging …

ACDI/VOCA F2F Volunteer Shares Orchard Management Best Practices in Tajikistan

Alisher Dehkan Farm in Tajikistan’s Khatlon Province has been producing apples, plums, bing cherry, pears, peaches, apricots, and almonds since …

Feed the Future Helps World Feed Itself

Since 1990, the number of hungry people in the world has been cut in half. Since 2009, Feed the Future …

ACDI/VOCA ethiopia agp amde coffee washing station

Coffee Traceability System Launched in Ethiopia

Ethiopian coffee growers will now be able to meet demand for high-quality specialty coffee thanks to a new traceability system …

Colombia ACIP Program Debuts Augmented Reality App

The USAID Afro-Colombian Indigenous Program (ACIP) launched an interactive augmented reality app to complement and transcend its traditional briefing materials …

Kyrgyzstan’s Bai Tushum Bank Turns 15

With USDA Food For Progress funding, ACDI/VOCA merged three credit cooperatives to establish the nonprofit financial fund Bai Tushum in …

Zambia PROFIT+-Facilitated Savings Group Empowers Women Entrepreneurs

Agnes Mwale, a 65-year-old Ngoni tribal woman, retired early in 1983. After working at a rural clinic, she decided to …

ACDI/VOCA Partners with Global Good to Scale Agricultural, Water, and Health Technologies

ACDI/VOCA CEO Bill Polidoro signed an MOU with Global Good’s head Maurizio Vecchione in Washington, D.C., this morning to establish …

ATONU Launch Highlights Need for Optimizing Agriculture to Improve Nutrition

The ATONU: Improving Nutrition Outcomes through Optimized Agricultural Investments initiative kicks off at the Africa Day for Food and Nutrition …

Ghana ADVANCE Helps Farmers Counter Climate Change

All agriculture depends on specific climate conditions. Serious climatic changes adversely affect farming practices, crop growth, and product quality. Smallholder …

ACIP Collaborates with Colombian Chef to Publish Cookbook Featuring Ancestral Cuisine

Over the past two years, ACDI/VOCA’s Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program partnered with renowned Colombian Chef Leonor Espinosa to bring “gastronomic …