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

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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Q&A With Volunteer Entomologist from Illinois on His Farmer-to-Farmer Experience

Sen Seong is an entomologist based in Gurnee, Illinois, and a recurring volunteer with ACDI/VOCA’s Farmer-to-Farmer Program, which is funded …

Remarkable Progress, But 820 Million Still Hungry 

In the last four decades, the world has gotten incredibly better at addressing food insecurity. Roughly 40 years ago, my …

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 …

What Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Can Do for International Development 

Last week, Facebook announced the launch of a new cryptocurrency, Libra. Libra will be managed by a consortium of firms known as the Libra Association and will fully …

President & CEO CJ Hall Reflects on First Year with ACDI/VOCA

It seems impossible, but my calendar tells me that I have now been a member of the ACDI/VOCA team for …