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Boosting Women’s Entrepreneurship Through Cooperative Development in Northern Kenya

The 30 female entrepreneurs who make up the Kulmis Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO) in Northern Kenya’s Wajir County were …

Ebla’s Story: Blazing the Trail for Beekeepers in Garissa County

In many parts of Northern Kenya, overgrazing of cattle and erratic weather patterns are increasingly degrading the quality and quantity …

Storage Centers Improve Crop Shelf Life and Profits for Kyrgyz Business Owners

Farmers in the Kyrgyz Republic are learning just how much more income they can earn by extending the shelf life …

Promoting Artificial Insemination for Improved Cattle Production in the Kyrgyz Republic

Livestock remains a significant part of the agricultural economy in the Kyrgyz Republic, especially in the south. Sheep, goats, cattle, …

Kyrgyz Entrepreneur Expands Her Garlic Business with USAID Support 

Janylai Kaparova continues to expand her business by processing wild garlic (Allium ursinum, also known as “bear garlic”) in the …

Upgrading Local Rice Threshing to Support Half a Million Dollars in Rice Production

USAID Laos Microenterprise Provides Grants for Modern Agricultural Equipment Rice is the main food crop in Laos’ Xiengkhouang Province. In …

Poultry Farmer Scales Up Business and Overcomes Challenges of Living in Remote Northern Kenya

Sora Abayo, a farmer from Moyale Town in Kenya’s Marsabit County, began keeping chickens in 2007 as a source of …

USAID Laos Microenterprise Stimulates Systemic Changes in Maize Sector Through Access to Loans

In the Xiengkhouang Province, maize is the main cash crop in three of the seven districts, due to high demand …

USAID, Isiolo County Government Partner in Drought Mitigation Efforts

Mokodisho Lekaaso was at a loss when a prolonged drought led to the death of 60 of his cattle, leaving …

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. …

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 …

Boosting Women’s Entrepreneurship Through Cooperative Development in Northern Kenya

The 30 female entrepreneurs who make up the Kulmis Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO) in Northern Kenya’s Wajir County were …