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Poultry Farmer Scales Up Business and Overcomes Challenges of Living in Remote Northern Kenya

Sora Abayo, a farmer from Moyale Town in Kenya’s Marsabit County, began keeping chickens in 2007 as a source of …

USAID Laos Microenterprise Stimulates Systemic Changes in Maize Sector Through Access to Loans

In the Xiengkhouang Province, maize is the main cash crop in three of the seven districts, due to high demand …

Boosting Tea Profits for Ethnic Farmers in Myanmar

Shwin Chang Lone Co., Ltd. (SCL) has been in the tea business for over 30 years. In 2001, they started …

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Jamaica Spices (JaSPICE)

Global spice demand for use in food, seasonings, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals continues to grow. With their distinctive flavors and …

ACDI/VOCA Awarded the Feed the Future Tanzania Kilimo Tija Activity

We are pleased to announce that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has named ACDI/VOCA to lead the Feed …

Feed the Future Tanzania Kilimo Tija

Kilimo Tija is a five-year, $37.9M activity that will transform the Tanzanian horticulture market system into a more vibrant, competitive, …

ACDI/VOCA Awarded the Market Driven Rural Development Activity by USAID

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded ACDI/VOCA an associate award under the Farmer-to-Farmer cooperative agreement to lead the …

Market Driven Rural Development Activity

The five-year Market Driven Rural Development Activity will accelerate Tajikistan’s agriculture sector growth to enable inclusive access to economic opportunities …

USAID Laos Microenterprise Facilitates Better Agricultural Machinery Maintenance

Farmers in rural Laos rely on machine technology to reduce the amount of labor and time they dedicate to farming …

Rural Communes in Guinea’s Siguiri Learn Self-Financing through Village Savings and Loan Associations

Communities supported by the Siguiri Agricultural Development Activity are adopting the village savings and loan association model.  Access to finance …

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AV Ventures’ Portfolio Company AgroCenta Joins U.S.-Based Accelerator for Food Tech Startups

Over the next three months, the technology-driven agricultural platform provider AgroCenta, an investee company of AV Ventures founded in Ghana …

$20 Million Loan Guarantee for SMEs Launches in Zambia with Support of Local Government, Donors, and Private Sector

A newly launched loan guarantee program in Zambia has the potential to significantly impact the lives of small- and medium-sized …

Poultry Farmer Scales Up Business and Overcomes Challenges of Living in Remote Northern Kenya

Sora Abayo, a farmer from Moyale Town in Kenya’s Marsabit County, began keeping chickens in 2007 as a source of …