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World Food Programme Wins Nobel at Crucial Time

Last week the World Food Programme (WFP) won the Nobel Peace Prize for their “efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace …

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“We Have Entered a New Norm”: 19 Years Serving ACDI/VOCA’s Board of Directors

A Q&A with Mort Neufville, newly named director emeritus of ACDI/VOCA’s Board of Directors Dr. Mortimer Neufville (2nd from left …

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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Updated CEO Statement: Phases of Transition

Like many around the world, we at ACDI/VOCA Group (ACDI/VOCA and its affiliates Tanager and AV Ventures) have been thinking …

Addressing the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Girls

Because women and girls are already socioeconomically marginalized in many societies, they are especially vulnerable in emergencies. As a result …

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Volunteers Build A Better World

April 19th marks the beginning of the National Volunteer Week. Today, more than ever, we are reminded of the importance …

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COVID-19 Response: We Are Resilient

The health and safety of ACDI/VOCA staff, volunteers, partners and beneficiaries around the world is our top priority.  ACDI/VOCA leadership …

Volunteer Reflects on 100+ Assignments

Meet Ross Penhallegon, a volunteer heading out this month on his 109th assignment. He and his wife Kate are dedicated …

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Official Development Assistance & Impact Investing Can Work Together to Make the World a Better Place

This article originally appeared on the SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) website prior to SOCAP19, an annual conference focused on market-based …

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Volunteer to Tajikistan Shares How to Advocate to End World Hunger

Food truly unites us all. It is a cultural experience and being immersed in another culture opened my eyes to …

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Are Kenya’s Mobile Lending Apps Solving or Perpetuating Debt?

A recent article published by Boston Review explored the pitfalls of digital finance and mobile lending apps in Kenya, a …

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The Feed the Future, Farmer-to-Farmer Connection

Do you know the important connection that exists between USAID’s global Feed the Future initiative and the volunteer program Farmer-to-Farmer …

World Food Programme Wins Nobel at Crucial Time

Last week the World Food Programme (WFP) won the Nobel Peace Prize for their “efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace …