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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 …

CDI/VOCA Bangladesh RDC seed dealer

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

Published by Marketlinks, March 10, 2020

Colombia screenshot from IWD 2020 video

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 …

Ghana ADVANCE II extension news item

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 …

Do Behavior Change & Market Systems Development Belong Together? Colleagues Sound Off on Tensions & Synergies

In April, a number of ACDI/VOCA staff members had the great pleasure of participating in the 2019 Market System Symposium …

Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE) Program

Background Narrative The Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE) program is a five-year activity to enhance women’s empowerment and …

Key Takeaways from ACDI/VOCA’s Pivot to a Market Systems Approach

At ACDI/VOCA, our mission is to empower people to succeed in the global economy. To achieve our mission on the …

ASI Is Now Tanager

ACDI/VOCA’s affiliate, ASI, is now officially operating as Tanager. Since 1993, Tanager has allowed ACDI/VOCA to expand the reach of …

ACDI/VOCA Turns 55 on July 12, 2018

Since 1963, ACDI/VOCA has expanded economic opportunities by tackling intractable development problems. The Humphrey Amendment to the Foreign Assistance Act …