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ACDI/VOCA Supports Coffee Farmers on International Coffee Day (and Every Day)

As the second most demanded commodity in the world after oil, coffee is a big deal and an essential part …


Colombia ACIP Trains Indigenous Community in GIS Technology

  Wiwa Community Uses Google Earth to Establish Demo Plots and Protect Ancestral Land   Our USAID-funded Afro-Colombian and Indigenous …

Colombia: Program of Alliances for Reconciliation

Strengthening Communities’ Capacity to Mitigate Conflict and Advance Reconciliation RELATED NEWS See More Background Narrative With a final peace deal …


Coffee Builds Community in Colombia

Coffee runs in Solon Arias’s veins. Born into a Kankuamo indigenous family in Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, his earliest …

Creating strong indigenous organizations in Colombia

Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program (ACIP)

Improving the Social Status, Increasing Incomes of Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Peoples RELATED NEWS See More Summary Ethnic minority populations are …

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Improving the Social Status, Increasing Incomes Of Afro-Colombian And Indigenous Peoples Building on activities under the USAID-funded Afro-Colombian and Indigenous …

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USAID Specialty Coffee Program

Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships To Increase Coffee Growers’ Incomes The USAID Specialty Coffee Program in Colombia assisted over 30,000 farmers to …

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Colombia ACIP Participants Showcase Traditional Songs at International Theater Festival

In March, Afro-Colombian singers from the northwestern Chocó region captivated audiences with their alabaos, or sacred burial songs, at the Ibero-American …


Colombia ACIP Partners with Indigenous Community to Preserve Language

In commemoration of UNESCO’s International Mother Language Day on February 21, we recognize the Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program (ACIP), our …

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World Bank Hosts Discussion on Gender Equity in Coffee Value Chain

Kimberly Easson, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Gender Program Advisor of the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI), presented at a …