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Feed the Future Helps World Feed Itself

Since 1990, the number of hungry people in the world has been cut in half. Since 2009, Feed the Future …

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Coffee Traceability System Launched in Ethiopia

Ethiopian coffee growers will now be able to meet demand for high-quality specialty coffee thanks to a new traceability system …

Colombia ACIP Program Debuts Augmented Reality App

The USAID Afro-Colombian Indigenous Program (ACIP) launched an interactive augmented reality app to complement and transcend its traditional briefing materials …

Kyrgyzstan’s Bai Tushum Bank Turns 15

With USDA Food For Progress funding, ACDI/VOCA merged three credit cooperatives to establish the nonprofit financial fund Bai Tushum in …

Zambia PROFIT+-Facilitated Savings Group Empowers Women Entrepreneurs

Agnes Mwale, a 65-year-old Ngoni tribal woman, retired early in 1983. After working at a rural clinic, she decided to …

ACDI/VOCA Partners with Global Good to Scale Agricultural, Water, and Health Technologies

ACDI/VOCA CEO Bill Polidoro signed an MOU with Global Good’s head Maurizio Vecchione in Washington, D.C., this morning to establish …

ATONU Launch Highlights Need for Optimizing Agriculture to Improve Nutrition

The ATONU: Improving Nutrition Outcomes through Optimized Agricultural Investments initiative kicks off at the Africa Day for Food and Nutrition …

Ghana ADVANCE Helps Farmers Counter Climate Change

All agriculture depends on specific climate conditions. Serious climatic changes adversely affect farming practices, crop growth, and product quality. Smallholder …

ACIP Collaborates with Colombian Chef to Publish Cookbook Featuring Ancestral Cuisine

Over the past two years, ACDI/VOCA’s Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program partnered with renowned Colombian Chef Leonor Espinosa to bring “gastronomic …

Partnership for Gender Equity Examines Gender Equality in Coffee Value Chain

The Coffee Quality Institute’s Partnership for Gender Equity (PGE), of which ACDI/VOCA is a founding partner, released “The Way Forward: …

Scaling Up Private-Sector Investment in Value Chains in Ghana

The USAID ADVANCE project, implemented by ACDI/VOCA, supports the scaling up of private-sector investment and involvement in the maize, rice, …

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Affiliated Financial Institution Summit Explores Private Sector Approach to Development

ACDI/VOCA hosted the third annual Affiliated Financial Institution (AFI) Network Senior Manager Summit in Amsterdam in mid-August 2015. The AFI …