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The Largest Apparel Factory in Southern Kyrgyzstan

In 2014, Makbura Aidaralieva decided to move to Russia to secure a poverty-free life for her family. Like thousands of …

Beyond Cashew Production: Guinea Program Improves Local Livelihoods

To efficiently develop their activities, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) must employ systematic management tools throughout their economic and financial …

Achieving Food System Objectives in Market System Development in Northern Kenya

In pastoralist communities like those throughout Northern Kenya, poultry meat has long been associated with poverty and as a meal …

How a Virtual Business-to-Business Meeting Introduced a Zambian Farming Enterprise to New Buyers

Salima Lungu launched her business, C&S Agro, in 2011 in the Chibombo District of Zambia. Now, a decade later, she …

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Coffee Roasting Class Elevates Capacities of Philippine Roasters

In the Philippines, 16 coffee roasters successfully completed a three-month professional coffee roasting class taught online from October to December …

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Sorghum Producer Exceeds Crop Forecast with Help from USAID in Burkina Faso

Because of a continuing crisis across the Sahel, the inability to meet food and nutrition needs is a top concern …

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Young Women Contribute to Food Security & Nutrition in Northern Kenya

Talaso Bonaya lives in Toricha village in the North Horr sub-county of Northern Kenya’s Marsabit County. Growing up in a …

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Emergency Response Program Cultivates Hope in Colombia’s La Guajira Desert

In January 2022, ACDI/VOCA completed Emergency Response in Colombia (ERIC), a program funded by USAID’s Bureau of Humanitatian Assistance, in …

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Feed the Future Activity Supports Avocado Farmers & Agribusiness in Myanmar

On 12 February 2022, Shan Orchard Myanmar Limited became the first company in Myanmar to install and commission a new …

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Northern Kenyan Government and Donor Team Up to Improve Access to Water for Residents

Communities in Northern Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands face one big threat to their livelihoods: drought. Frequent and intense droughts …

New Banking Branch Brings Finance Access to Pastoralists in Northern Kenya

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC), in collaboration with the county government …

Companies and County Governments in Northern Kenya Team Up to Combat Drought

In 2021, drought hit many parts of Northern Kenya, with the greatest impact experienced in Garissa, Mandera, Marsabit, Isiolo, and …

The Largest Apparel Factory in Southern Kyrgyzstan

In 2014, Makbura Aidaralieva decided to move to Russia to secure a poverty-free life for her family. Like thousands of …