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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 Kenya, Safe Space Training Empowers Girls to Become Role Models

Shaake Umuro was born and raised at Shankera village of Hurri Hills in Marsabit County, 860 kilometers north of Nairobi, …

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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 …

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Girls in Northern Kenya Overcome Adversity to Return to School

Kambi Sheikh is the small village on the outskirts of Isiolo town that 19-year-old Dorcas Wairimu calls home. Dorcas, along …

Time Diaries Impact Gender Gap in Tanzania

The Feed the Future Tanzania NAFAKA II Activity provides mechanization grants to households to reduce farm labor, generate additional income, …

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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Young Women in Northern Kenya Team Up to Launch Small Businesses

Ebla Bashir, 20, lives in the Goth-Rahma village of the hot and dry Ibra Urey Ward, located about 690 kilometers …

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Making Nutrient-Rich Fortified Maize Flour Available in Tanzania

Many people in Tanzania’s Southern Highlands rely on maize flour processed at local mills for the bulk of their daily …

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10 Ways USAID Is Advancing Fundamental Freedoms, Promoting Democracy, and Strengthening Human Rights Around the World

Published on USAID’s Medium blog, September 17, 2020

In Tanzania, Youth Village-Based Agricultural Advisor Empowers Her Community

“NAFAKA II GAP (Good Agriculture Practice) training enabled us at the village to increase maize harvest from 3 to 15 …

ViMPlus Trains Youth Mentors on Hygienic Menstruation Management

As part of its health, nutrition, and WASH activity implementation, the USAID-funded Victory Against Malnutrition Plus (ViMPlus) Activity has recently …