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Rural Communes in Guinea’s Siguiri Learn Self-Financing through Village Savings and Loan Associations

Communities supported by the Siguiri Agricultural Development Activity are adopting the village savings and loan association model.  Access to finance …

USAID Laos Microenterprise Facilitates Better Agricultural Machinery Maintenance

Farmers in rural Laos rely on machine technology to reduce the amount of labor and time they dedicate to farming …

Cashew Farmers in Guinea to Reach New Heights with Improved Seeds

Producer organizations will access high-yield trees and increase sales using improved seed varieties provided by the Siguiri Agricultural Development Activity. …

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In Kenya, Young Woman Professional Leaves City for Farming Opportunity

Several years ago, now 26-year-old Mary Mumbi moved from Nairobi to Kulamawe, in Northern Kenya’s Isiolo County, to help support …

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Young Honduran Coffee Farmer Strengthens Family Business Thanks to Business Incubator Program

Williams Alberto Gámez Suazo, 31, is an organic coffee farmer in Honduras. He recently learned how to successfully diversify his …

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FEED THE FUTURE ACTIVITY IN KENYA BOOSTS LOCAL BAKERY

Abshira Ahmed, an entrepreneur bakery owner, strengthened her business thanks to a grant for much-needed new equipment.   Ever since she …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Rural Communes in Guinea’s Siguiri Learn Self-Financing through Village Savings and Loan Associations

Communities supported by the Siguiri Agricultural Development Activity are adopting the village savings and loan association model.  Access to finance …