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Q&A with Program Leader in the Philippines on Transforming Cooperatives into Agri-Businesses

Alfred Allaga is country director of the Cooperative Development Program (CDP) in the Philippines, funded by USAID and led by …

41 Philippine Co-Ops Team Up with USAID’s Cooperative Development Program

This post is authored by Felipe Cook, a Leland Fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center working with ACDI/VOCA. On September …

Somalia Resilience Population-Level Measurement (RPM)

The Somalia Resilience Population-Level Measurement (RPM) activity is an Associate Award under the Feed the Future Kenya Livestock Market Systems Activity, …

How a Women’s Cooperative is Leading the Way for Specialty Coffee in the Philippines

The foothills of Mount Apo are home to the Philippines’s growing specialty coffee industry. Specialty coffee is at the heart …

USAID, Isiolo County Government Partner in Drought Mitigation Efforts

Mokodisho Lekaaso was at a loss when a prolonged drought led to the death of 60 of his cattle, leaving …

How a Pair of Eyeglasses Can Improve Incomes for Women in Rural Laos

Eyeglasses were invented roughly 700 years ago, but today an estimated 2.5 billion people lack the corrective lenses they need …

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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 …

Colombia’s First Vice President and Ambassador of Afro-Descent Align with USAID and ACDI/VOCA’s Inclusion Efforts

History was made in Colombia this year. After protests riddled the country in 2021, the new president-elect Gustavo Petro, as …

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ACDI/VOCA Awarded the Food for Progress Jamaica Spices Project by USDA

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the organization with the Food for Progress …

Cashew Farmers in Guinea to Reach New Heights with Improved Seeds

Producer organizations will access high-yield trees and increase sales using improved seed varieties provided by the Siguiri Agricultural Development Activity. …

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In Kenya, Fodder Farmers Provide Livestock Lifeline During Drought

For pastoral communities living in Northern Kenya, livestock production is the dominant livelihood. Healthy and plentiful livestock is a significant …

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In Kenya, Young Woman Professional Leaves City for Farming Opportunity

Several years ago, now 26-year-old Mary Mumbi moved from Nairobi to Kulamawe, in Northern Kenya’s Isiolo County, to help support …

Q&A with Program Leader in the Philippines on Transforming Cooperatives into Agri-Businesses

Alfred Allaga is country director of the Cooperative Development Program (CDP) in the Philippines, funded by USAID and led by …