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Cassava Farmers Join in Red Stripe Beer’s Jamaican Pride & Profits

Charmaine Blair-Stewart has been managing her 11.5-acre farm in the St. Thomas Parish of Jamaica since her husband died suddenly …

Engaging Jamaican Youth in Agriculture through Farming as a Business

Oliver Creightney, 29, arrived at a church in Morant Bay in Jamaica’s St. Thomas Parish to mark his graduation from …

Mitigating Water Scarcity in Jamaica

In Colouden, a rural community located in Jamaica’s Clarendon Parish, hundreds of residents are not connected to running water through …

Keeping Girls in School in Northern Kenya

Dressed in her new uniform, Fardosa Boya, 12, walked toward the entrance of the school. It was the beginning of …

Amazonian Seed Stars in Reconciliation Efforts in Colombia

Sacha inchi, known as the Inca peanut, was first cultivated by the Incas more than 3,000 years ago in the …

Jamaica Ja REEACH II disaster risk reduction

Preparedness Training and Flood Warning Systems Bolster Disaster Readiness in Jamaica

Icema and Vincent Swire’s home in the Fellowship community of Portland, Jamaica, sits where the Sandy River meets the larger …

Women Farmers Increase Onion Production & Family Income in Burkina Faso

Small-scale market gardening, especially onion production, has become an important income-generating activity for women in Zorkoum, a village central Burkina …

Boosting Food Self-Sufficiency and Household Income in Paraguay

In 2017, a severe storm damaged the home and livelihood of Sonia Hortigosa, 35, who lives in Caracarai, in southeastern …

ACDI/VOCA Kenya LMS womens businesses

Helping Women Forge Their Own Paths Out of Extreme Poverty in Kenya

In traditionally patriarchal societies like those in Northern Kenya, women continue to face entrenched gender biases and inequalities that limit …

ACDI/VOCA Paraguay PREP volunteer firefighters

Volunteer Firefighters in Paraguay Protect and Prepare Communities

Alcides Aguilera is a teacher of physical education and the Guarani language in the city of Caazapá, but he is …