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Feed the Future Bangladesh Rice & Diversified Crops Activity FY2020 Annual Performance Survey Summary

Access the FY2020 Annual Performance Survey Summary here.

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Tackling Food Security, COVID-19, and Armed Conflict in Ethiopia

Almost six month ago, amid growing concerns of the impact of COVID-19, an armed conflict erupted between Ethiopian federal government troops and Tigray-led forces. Ethiopia was …

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Turkey Rearing Increases Income for Young Graduate in Rural Laos

Saykham Phommavongsa is a 32-year-old turkey farmer in the village of Nady in the Pek District of Xiengkhouang Province. After …


Partnership Health Assessment Tool

Partnership health is essential for effective collaborations with the private sector. ACDI/VOCA believes that strong partnerships lead to collaborations that …

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Anara’s Story: A Young Kyrgyz Entrepreneur with Sweet Dreams

Anara Erkebaeva (pictured far right, above) lives in Uchkun village, near the city of Osh, in southern Kyrgyzstan. Even though …

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Feed the Future Activity Promotes New Rice Seed Variety in Bangladesh

Improved seed development and breeding remains a major constraint to introducing commercial productive seed varieties in Bangladesh. A new rice …


U.S.-Based Volunteer Supports Honduran Businesses As They Recover from COVID-19

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the USAID Transforming Market Systems (TMS) Activity in Honduras has been …

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Feed the Future Activity Sets in Motion a Bangladesh Commodity Trade Portal

The Feed the Future Bangladesh Rice and Diversified Crops Activity, funded by USAID and implemented by ACDI/VOCA, signed an agreement …

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Investing in a Hub for Digital Nomads in Kyrgyzstan

An important step has been taken toward the emergence of a hub for digital nomads, or independent remote workers, in …

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Earth Day: Celebrating Partnerships and Shared Voices

By its nature, agriculture is an innate partnership. The seed joins with the soil, water and nutrients to produce a …

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Volunteers Support Eco-Friendly Agritourism

What is tourism going to look like in the future? That is the question on many people’s minds as vaccine …

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Engaging the Private Sector Series: Funding for Transformation

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