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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 …

Partnership for Gender Equity Examines Gender Equality in Coffee Value Chain

The Coffee Quality Institute’s Partnership for Gender Equity (PGE), of which ACDI/VOCA is a founding partner, released “The Way Forward: …

Scaling Up Private-Sector Investment in Value Chains in Ghana

The USAID ADVANCE project, implemented by ACDI/VOCA, supports the scaling up of private-sector investment and involvement in the maize, rice, …

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Affiliated Financial Institution Summit Explores Private Sector Approach to Development

ACDI/VOCA hosted the third annual Affiliated Financial Institution (AFI) Network Senior Manager Summit in Amsterdam in mid-August 2015. The AFI …

Egypt’s Global Reach

In today’s vibrant and competitive business environment, the importance of participating in the new global economy cannot be overemphasized as …

700 Afro-Colombian Kids Learn to Curb Disruptive Behavior and Promote Community

In Quibdó in northeastern Colombia’s Chocó department, ACDI/VOCA’s Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program (ACIP) addresses violence among the city’s youth through …

Industrial Chickpea Processor Boosts Quality to Reach Markets

In partnership with Agro Prom International, an Ethiopian food processor and exporter, ACDI/VOCA’s AGP-AMDe project officially inaugurated a new industrial …

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Celebrating Women Entrepreneurship in Kyrgyzstan

On August 28, 2015, hundreds of entrepreneurs, industry leaders, USAID representatives, and media gathered in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, to celebrate the …

Liberian Women’s Co-op Increases Income and Food Security

The Gbehlay Geh Rural Women Farmers’ Multipurpose Cooperative Society (GRWFMCS) is a women-managed cooperative in east-central Liberia. The cooperative has …

U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits ACDI/VOCA-Supported Coffee Co-op

A U.S. Congressional Delegation toured the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Union’s (YCFCU) processing plant in Addis Ababa during Obama’s state …

ACDI/VOCA Promotes Youth Opportunities

Globally, ACDI/VOCA implements agricultural programs that promote opportunities for smallholder farmers to improve their livelihoods. Today, on International Youth Day, …