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“We Have Entered a New Norm”: 19 Years Serving ACDI/VOCA’s Board of Directors

A Q&A with Mort Neufville, newly named director emeritus of ACDI/VOCA’s Board of Directors Dr. Mortimer Neufville (2nd from left …

Empowering Adolescent Girls to Thrive in Northern Kenya’s Economy

Published on Agrilinks, July 6, 2020.

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Podcasts and PPE: Adapting to COVID-19 in Colombia

Below are updates from our programs in Colombia as they adapt to the unfolding COVID-19 situation. Podcasts Keep Border Town …

A Place to Trade: Stronger Markets Empower Women in Kenya’s drylands

Published by USAID Stories

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Beekeeping Protects Biodiversity & Offers Alternative Livelihoods for Liberian Women

Harvesting honey is a job traditionally associated with men because they are more able to work the late hours required …

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Belarus Women’s Leadership Program (WLP)

The Belarus Women’s Leadership Program (WLP) strengthened the capacity and outreach of the Belarussian Women’s NGO Network while reinforcing the …

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Women’s Economic Empowerment

As a subgrantee to Winrock International, ACDI/VOCA trained rural women and women entrepreneurs in business skills, empowerment, and community development …


COVID-19’s Disproportionate Impact on Women and Girls

Published by Agrilinks, May 26, 2020

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Colombia PAR Receives Extension to Continue Reconciliation Efforts

ACDI/VOCA received a cost extension to continue our work in Colombia under the USAID-funded Program of Alliances for Reconciliation (PAR) …


Gender, Social Inclusion, and COVID-19: Recommendations for Agriculture and Market Systems Project Implementation

Published by Marketlinks, May 15, 2020

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Diversified Livelihoods Increase Incomes for Pastoralist Communities in Kenya

A few kilometers from Isiolo town in central Kenya, off the Isiolo – Marsabit highway, lies the ever-expanding Burat Ward. Located on the extensive savannah plain, the developing community of homesteads speaks to …

Addressing the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Girls

Because women and girls are already socioeconomically marginalized in many societies, they are especially vulnerable in emergencies. As a result …