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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In Bangladesh, Mobile Crop Clinic Brings Services to Farmers Unable to Travel During COVID-19

A new mobile crop clinic opened its doors this June in Amtoli, a village in the Barishal District of southwestern …

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Bangladeshi Sesame Farmers Reach Global Markets

Asma Khatun is a sesame farmer from Rajbari in southwestern Bangladesh. Although sesame grows well in Bangladesh’s climate, Asma and …

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USAID Zambia Enterprise Development and Growth Enhanced (EDGE) Activity

The USAID Zambia Enterprise Development and Growth Enhanced (EDGE) Activity is a five-year $14.5 million activity that aims to create …

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Ghana Women Thrive in Village Savings and Loan Associations

Published on Africa Banking & Finance website, September 3, 2020

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PhilCAFE Reaches 445 Coffee Farmers with Radio & COVID-19 Adaptive Trainings

Restrictions related to COVID-19 have started to ease in most parts of the Philippines, though the country remains under Code …


Livestock Service Providers Break Gender Biases in Bangladesh

Published on the Feed the Future website, August 26, 2020

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Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Businesses in Northern Kenya Report Released

The Feed the Future USAID Kenya Livestock Market Systems Activity studied the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on 168 businesses …