April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 to recognize the lasting impact of volunteer service on our communities, local and …

Aijamal Ypyshova

Agribusiness Partnerships Lead

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Kyrgyz Republic Agro Trade Activity (KATA)

ACDI/VOCA has partnered with Chemonics to support the implementation of the five-year, USAID-funded Kyrgyz Republic Agro Trade Activity. The USAID …

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Engaging the Private Sector Series: Delivering on the Hype of Transformational Partnerships

ACDI/VOCA has a growing portfolio of market systems development projects that engage with the private sector, industry chambers, and market …

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Coping with COVID-19 Six Months Later

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, ACDI/VOCA programs around the world have shifted their approach to cope with …

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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 …


Volunteers Build A Better World

April 19th marks the beginning of the National Volunteer Week. Today, more than ever, we are reminded of the importance …


ACDI/VOCA Launches Central Asia Impact Fund for Small and Growing Businesses

Central Asia’s economic growth is accelerating. But many of its small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) struggle to access finance. Big …

Volunteer Reflects on 100+ Assignments

Meet Ross Penhallegon, a volunteer heading out this month on his 109th assignment. He and his wife Kate are dedicated …


Hiqmet Demiraj

Chief of Party of the USAID Enterprise Competitiveness Project in the Kyrgyz Republic

Nazgulmira Arynova

The Kyrgyz Republic Farmer-to-Farmer Program Country Director