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A Day in the Life of a Rural Woman Farmer in Tanzania

To celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of Rural Women, we proudly share photos from photographer Nevil Jackson who volunteered …

Beacons of Hope Demonstrate Impact of U.S. Investment in Central America

Honduras has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Named “Murder Capital” of the World in 2012, the …

The Dirty Secret of Volunteering: You Get More than You Give 

Thank you, Peace Corps. In 1975, serendipity led me to you via an anonymous want ad touting “Teaching Positions Overseas.” An application and …

What Adaptive Management Means to Me—in Market Systems & Beyond

Q&A with Sergio E. Rivas (right), chief of party of the USAID Transforming Market Systems activity in Honduras Q: Tell …

ACDI/VOCA Colombia Farmers Market

Smallholder Farmers Showcase Products & Harvest in Colombia Markets

ACDI/VOCA co-op member learning about health soil

Co-ops’ Commitment to People and Communities

MAVUNO Farmers Cooperative members learn about soil health When you think of a cooperative, or a co-owned enterprise run by …

ACDI/VOCA USAID Liberia cowpea shelling

Liberian Farmer Learns Agroforestry Techniques from FIFES Project

Ma Rebecca Giahdyuway, a 47-year-old mother of 10 and member of the Ahnawon Farmers’ Group in the Matro Community Forest …

ACDI/VOCA LEO Report 38 Literature Review Women in Nonproduction Roles in Agriculture

Women in Non-Production Roles in Agriculture: A Literature Review of Promising Practices

The USAID Feed the Future Initiative supports the development of agriculture as an engine of economic growth, food security, and …

Jamaican Agricultural Group Gives Back to Community with JaREEACH

Jamaican Agricultural Group Gives Back to Community with Support of Ja REEACH II

Two years ago, the Golden Valley Jamaica Agricultural Society (GVJAS), based in Saint Thomas, Jamaica, received training on agroforestry as …

ACDI/VOCA Uganda RWANU handwashing

RWANU Empowers Northern Ugandan Villages to Build Latrines

In May, Uganda’s Ministry of Water and Environment declared three villages in the Karamoja region of northeastern Uganda open-defecation free. …

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“Can You Hear Me Now?” Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Developing Markets 

Globe-trotting international development professionals know mobile phones have become common tools in the countries where we work, in bustling metropolises …

ACDI/VOCA Colombia PAR

Private Sector Employees Volunteer to Restore Community with Colombia Program of Alliances for Reconciliation (PAR)

The Bahía Solano neighborhood of Quibdó, Colombia, the capital city of the Chocó department, is located just across the Atrato …