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ICBF Support for Migrant Youth & Children Program

The ICBF (Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familiar / Colombian Institute for Family Welfare) is the Colombian Government entity that works …

Looking Back: Emergency Response in Arauca (ERA) Program Supports Vulnerable Groups

Recent figures from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees show that there are nearly 5.4 million Venezuelan migrants, refugees, …

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USAID Provides $50 Million to Support Colombian Youth

In December 2020, USAID/Colombia awarded a cooperative agreement to ACDI/VOCA for the prime role of implementing the five-year Youth Resilience …

45 Podcasts: Migrants and Returnees Reinvent Themselves in Arauca

The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in Colombia did not stop the momentum of Venezuelan migrants and Colombian returnees from …

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10 Ways USAID Is Advancing Fundamental Freedoms, Promoting Democracy, and Strengthening Human Rights Around the World

Published on USAID’s Medium blog, September 17, 2020

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Podcasts and PPE: Adapting to COVID-19 in Colombia

Below are updates from our programs in Colombia as they adapt to the unfolding COVID-19 situation. Podcasts Keep Border Town …

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Five Market Systems Strategies to Revive Food & Agricultural Systems During COVID-19

Published by MarketLinks, June 4, 2020, and by the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, June 1, 2020

Five Market Systems Strategies to Revive Food & Agricultural Systems During COVID-19

COVID-19 is challenging the world to adapt, and, in doing so, creating two distinct problems in our food and agricultural …

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Colombia PAR Receives Extension to Continue Reconciliation Efforts

ACDI/VOCA received a cost extension to continue our work in Colombia under the USAID-funded Program of Alliances for Reconciliation (PAR) …

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Youth Gain Job & Life Skills Through Audiovisual Training in Colombia

Though limited employment opportunities impede reconciliation in rural Colombia, our USAID Colombia Program of Alliances for Reconciliation (PAR) is doing …


Coffee Production Advances Reconciliation in Colombia

In Colombia, rural farmers play an important role helping to repair social structures broken by decades of armed conflict. In …


Program Improves Health & Sanitation While Promoting Unity in Colombian Border Settlements

Jesús Uzcátegui is a 25-year-old migrant from Venezuela who came to Colombia in 2015 with his wife and two-year-old son. …