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Calling for Greater Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Some years ago, a colleague and I were in Monrovia, the capital city of the West African country of Liberia, …

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In Armenia, Local Volunteer Equips Cheesemakers to Boost Quality, Yields, and Incomes

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted and challenged us all. Our Volunteer programs have pivoted to remote assignments and have engaged …

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Chamber of Commerce Transforms To Better Serve Traders & Community in Northern Kenya

Picture Northern Kenya’s Turkana County and arid lands and people struggling with hunger may come to mind. For decades, residents …

USDA Project Trains Next Generation of Poultry Entrepreneurs in Ghana

In Ghana, the agricultural sector holds great potential to catalyze economic growth and employment for young people, especially given the …

Metrics and Data for Self-Reliance: Evidence From Honduras

Published by USAID’s Learning Lab, October 20, 2020.

Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer Helps Moroccan Women’s Cooperative Enter Global Markets

For over three decades, the USAID Farmer-to-Farmer Program has helped farmers and agribusinesses in developing countries raise incomes and adopt …

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In Tanzania, Widowed Farmer Thrives Through Program Training & Grants

Alexia Paulo Nyoni, age 53, is a widow who lives in Mikoleko village, in the Kilombero District of southwestern Tanzania’s …

UN Women and USAID/Honduras Transforming Market Systems Activity Launch Alliance

On June 23, UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and female empowerment, launched a strategic alliance …

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Market Systems Diagnostic

Making sense of some of today’s most difficult development challenges requires new evidence and knowledge among local decision-makers. The Market Systems Diagnostic is a set of highly participatory, analytical tools that allow stakeholders to “dive deep” to explore and diagnose the underlying drivers of market systems health (competitiveness, inclusion, and resilience).

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USAID Provides ZMW 280 Million to Support Zambian Agricultural Enterprises

On August 3, 2020, USAID/Zambia awarded a contract to ACDI/VOCA for the prime role of implementing the USAID Enterprise Development …

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Making Mobile Connections in Northern Ghana During COVID-19

The Feed the Future Ghana Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement II (ADVANCE II) Project distributed 400 mobile phones to …

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Women Play Significant Role as Ambassador Farmers in Bangladesh

Mr. Shahjahan is a crop clinic advisor for Bayer Crop Science in the Jashore District of southwestern Bangladesh. Back in …

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Calling for Greater Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Some years ago, a colleague and I were in Monrovia, the capital city of the West African country of Liberia, …