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Women in cooking competition in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Cooking Competition to Spur Nutritional Awareness Continues

The first regional round of NutriChamps was held on 27 July 2019 in Jashore, Bangladesh. Twenty students from ten local …

Kyrgyz Republic Enterprise Competitiveness Project flight

USAID Enterprise Competitiveness Project Supports Charter Flights to Promote Kyrgyz Republic Tourism

On June 27, 140 tourists from Tashkent to Tamchy, Uzbekistan, arrived at Issyk-Kul International Airport in the Kyrgyz Republic on …

Cooking Competition Drives Nutritional Awareness & Market Demand in Bangladesh

Cooking competition shows with celebrity chefs and judges have become must-watch TV in Bangladesh. During May’s National Nutrition Week, 20 …

AV Ventures Investments Catalyze Ghana Poultry Industry

AV Ventures is pleased to announce two new investments in Ghana: G. I. Nyame Aye Awie Ampa Limited (GINAAAL) and Golden Link Savings and Loans Limited. AV Ventures, a subsidiary …

Volunteering through Generations: How a Wisconsin Family Supports Armenian Farmers

After first hearing about the Farmer-to-Farmer Program in 1994, John Bobbe eagerly signed up to volunteer in Poland. The program, …

ACDI/VOCA Returns to Cooperative Roots to Usher in Professional Farmer Organization Guidelines

Global hunger is on the rise for the third year in a row due to extreme climate events, an ever-expanding …

AV Ventures Partners Locally to Bring Impact Investing to the Kyrgyz Republic’s Missing Middle

In the Kyrgyz Republic, as in many emerging or developing countries, large firms attract investors with deep pockets, while smaller …

Bangladesh Project Shares Science of Livestock Production with Women Farmers to Great Success

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrated annually on February 11, recognizes the need to support women …

Congress Mandates USAID to Broaden Gender Approach

On January 9, 2019, the President signed into law the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act (S. 3247). The act …

ACDI/VOCA Launches Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA to Strengthen Inclusive Growth in Latin America

ACDI/VOCA announced the creation of Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA, a nonprofit organization registered in Colombia with headquarters in Bogotá. Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA …

ACDI/VOCA and Corteva Sign Global Partnership to Empower Smallholder Farmers Worldwide

ACDI/VOCA has signed a global memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Corteva Agriscience, the Agriculture Division of DowDupont, a global producer …

Bangladesh RDC financial sector roundtable

Bringing Investors Together to Improve Farmers’ Financial Access

In September, the Feed the Future Bangladesh Rice and Diversified Crops (RDC) Activity, funded by the United States Agency for …