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The Feed the Future, Farmer-to-Farmer Connection

Do you know the important connection that exists between USAID’s global Feed the Future initiative and the volunteer program Farmer-to-Farmer …

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Mechanization Helps Outgrower Business Owner Support 750 Farmers in Ghana

Fusseini Abubakar cultivates maize, rice, soybean, groundnut, and cowpea on his farm in the Karaga District of Ghana’s Northern Region. …

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 …

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Q&A With Volunteer Entomologist from Illinois on His Farmer-to-Farmer Experience

Sen Seong is an entomologist based in Gurnee, Illinois, and a recurring volunteer with ACDI/VOCA’s Farmer-to-Farmer Program, which is funded …

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Young Ghanaian Business Owner Supports 300+ Farmers

Sulley Adams, 28, is an outgrower business owner living in Lagbensi, a village in the East Mamprusi District of Ghana’s …

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ACDI/VOCA’s 2018 Annual Report

We are proud to present our Annual Report for 2018: DEVELOPING MARKETS. This report’s theme speaks to so much of …

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Kyrgyzstani Orchard Farmer Shares What She Learned From Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer

Fruit production employs more than 35,000 people in the Kyrgyz Republic’s Issyk-Kul Oblast, where more than 1,000 hectares of land …

Woman smiling by thatched hut in Ghana

Fati’s Story: From Smallholder Farmer to Outgrower Business Owner in Ghana

In April 2019, Fati Zakari, who lives in Nyong Yapalsi in the Karaga District of Ghana’s Northern Region, successfully became …

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USDA PhilCAFE Project Encourages Youth Engagement in Agriculture

In the Philippines, the average age of a farmer is 56 years old. Many government institutions in the country are …

Man standing in farm field in Tanzania

Inspiring Youth in Tanzania to Transform Farming Practices for Themselves & Their Communities

The agriculture sector in Tanzania faces several challenges, including a lack of high-quality inputs, such as seeds and fertilizers, and …

Man holding fall armyworm

Feed the Future Activity in Tanzania Engages Youth in Fight Against Fall Armyworm

Despite Tanzanian youth making up most of the country’s labor force, they are burdened with unemployment and struggle to access …

Women in cooking competition in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Cooking Competition to Spur Nutritional Awareness Continues

The first regional round of NutriChamps was held on 27 July 2019 in Jashore, Bangladesh. Twenty students from ten local …