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Partnership Between County and USAID Kenya Brings Clean Water to Isiolo Residents

Isiolo County’s Aroo Ngaremare ward is a growing community in Northern Kenya made up mostly of pastoralists from the Turkana, …

Young Entrepreneur Pioneers Insect Farming to Make Affordable Animal Feeds

Twenty-eight-year-old Irene Wangui rears black soldier flies’ larvae on a farm located in Bulapesa on the outskirts of Isiolo town. …

Unlocking the Water and Food Challenge in Northern Kenya Amidst Drought

The rains have failed for five seasons in many of Northern Kenya’s arid and semi-arid areas. The Adadijole Women’s Group …

Business Digitization Helps USAID EDGE SME Owner Increase Business Demand

Mercy Chisi Sakala is the owner of MC Sangwani Limited, an agribusiness venture specializing in the supply of agricultural inputs, …

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 …