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Addressing the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Girls

Because women and girls are already socioeconomically marginalized in many societies, they are especially vulnerable in emergencies. As a result …

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Gender & Social Inclusion and COVID-19 Report

Our “Gender & Social Inclusion and COVID-19: Impacts and Recommendations for Agriculture and Market Systems Project Implementation” report, released April …

Keeping an Eye on Long-Term Economic Goals, Even During a Pandemic

Published by USGLC, April 30, 2020

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ACDI/VOCA Appoints Experts in Food Systems, Strategic Partnerships, & Sustainable Agriculture to Board of Directors

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its board of directors: Chris Cochran, Enoh Ebong, …

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Tools and Tactics to Help Global Development Organizations Adapt During COVID-19

The situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is rapidly evolving within almost every nation in the world. As its spread …

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COVID-19 Response: We Are Resilient

The health and safety of ACDI/VOCA staff, volunteers, partners and beneficiaries around the world is our top priority.  ACDI/VOCA leadership …

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Could Asset-Based Finance Be a New Solution for Financing SMEs?

Published by Marketlinks, March 10, 2020

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International Women’s Day 2020 Video Launched

Staff and participants of 12 of our projects around the globe contributed to a video to celebrate International Women’s Day …

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Gender Integration in USAID’s Agricultural Research Investments: A Synthesis of Key Findings and Best Practices

Published by Agrilinks, February 26, 2020

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Official Development Assistance & Impact Investing Can Work Together to Make the World a Better Place

This article originally appeared on the SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) website prior to SOCAP19, an annual conference focused on market-based …

ACDI/VOCA Experts Share Best Practices to Combat Fall Armyworm

ACDI/VOCA hosted a webinar last month about fall armyworm and its impact on crops throughout Africa. The invasive species, native …

What Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Can Do for International Development 

Last week, Facebook announced the launch of a new cryptocurrency, Libra. Libra will be managed by a consortium of firms known as the Libra Association and will fully …