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Ghanaian Farmer Braves Planting Season & Supports Others Despite COVID-19 Disruptions

In Ghana, farmers’ use of imported hybrid seeds has grown over the last decade. This type of seed produces higher …

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Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Businesses in Northern Kenya Report Released

The Feed the Future USAID Kenya Livestock Market Systems Activity studied the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on 168 businesses …

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Coping with COVID-19 Six Months Later

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, ACDI/VOCA programs around the world have shifted their approach to cope with …

Promoting Hygienic Practices and Helping Communities Thrive through Tippy Taps in Burkina Faso

The COVID-19 pandemic has made access to water and soap an essential priority, however, in Poullalé, a village in the …

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In Northern Kenya, USAID Kuza & Counties Collaborate to Adapt to Changing Health, Environmental, & Economic Landscape

In early 2020, ten Arid and Semi-Arid counties of the Frontier County Development Council (FCDC) faced significant shocks that threatened …

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ACDI/VOCA Awarded One-Year Extension in Developing Ghana’s Agricultural Value Chain

USAID has awarded ACDI/VOCA a cost extension to continue our work in Ghana under the Feed the Future Ghana Agricultural …

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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How A Bangladeshi Business Created A Milk Market That Helps Dairy Farmers Weather the Pandemic Published by USAID on Medium, …

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Five Market Systems Strategies to Revive Food & Agricultural Systems During COVID-19

Published by MarketLinks, June 4, 2020, and by the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, June 1, 2020

Five Market Systems Strategies to Revive Food & Agricultural Systems During COVID-19

COVID-19 is challenging the world to adapt, and, in doing so, creating two distinct problems in our food and agricultural …

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Ghanaian Farmer Braves Planting Season & Supports Others Despite COVID-19 Disruptions

In Ghana, farmers’ use of imported hybrid seeds has grown over the last decade. This type of seed produces higher …