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Promotion & Stabilization of Farmer Producer Organizations (PSFPO)

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USAID Activity in Honduras Partners with IFC and LAFISE Group to Improve SME Financing in Central America

In the first initiative of its kind in Central America, the USAID Transforming Market Systems Activity, implemented by ACDI/VOCA in …

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International Women’s Day Q&A: How Can Leadership “Choose to Challenge”?

This International Women’s Day, we’re examining the ways in which our leadership “Choose to Challenge” gender biases and inequalities within …

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Josephine’s Story: Starting a Business in Isiolo, Kenya

According to a 2014 UN Women report, studies show that girls who experience poverty are 2.5 times more likely to …

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Feed the Future Kenya Activity Takes Woman-Owned Poultry Business from Fledgling to Full-Grown

In the heart of Mwangaza Village in Isiolo County, Celina Kathura relishes the sound of clucking poultry in her backyard. Celina …

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Making Markets Inclusive: How Market Systems Development Programs Can Boost the Inclusion of Women, Youth, & Other Marginalized Groups

Many agricultural market systems development (MSD) programs have been turning their attention toward the inclusion of women, youth, and other …

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Assessing the Needs of Women in Ethiopia through the FEED III Project

In Ethiopia, livestock contributes to the livelihoods of 60 to 70 percent of the population. Yet the country experiences significant …

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Gender Learning Study: Ethiopia FEED III

Access the December 2020 Gender Learning Study from the Feed Enhancement for Ethiopian Development (FEED) III Activity here.

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Colombia’s Move on Migration: What It Means for Venezuelans & Colombians Alike

A recent announcement by the Colombian government to offer temporary immigration status to Venezuelans living illegally in the country has …

Feed the Future Activity Partners with Private Sector to Empower Female Farmers in Bangladesh

The Feed the Future Bangladesh Rice and Diversified Crops Activity partnered with Bayer CropScience Ltd. to train women as “ambassador …

Employment for Empowerment: Youth in ICTs Program

In 2019, national unemployment stood at 10.5 percent according to the National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) in Colombia. For …

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Building and Rehabilitating Water Reservoirs for Indigenous Communities In La Guajira

Fundación ACDI/VOCA Latin America (FAVLA) is supporting Enel Green Power to improve the living conditions of 3,000 people from 22 …