Time Diaries Impact Gender Gap in Tanzania

The Feed the Future Tanzania NAFAKA II Activity provides mechanization grants to households to reduce farm labor, generate additional income, …

45 Podcasts: Migrants and Returnees Reinvent Themselves in Arauca

The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in Colombia did not stop the momentum of Venezuelan migrants and Colombian returnees from …

UN Women and USAID/Honduras Transforming Market Systems Activity Launch Alliance

On June 23, UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and female empowerment, launched a strategic alliance …

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USAID Provides ZMW 280 Million to Support Zambian Agricultural Enterprises

On August 3, 2020, USAID/Zambia awarded a contract to ACDI/VOCA for the prime role of implementing the USAID Enterprise Development …

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Making Mobile Connections in Northern Ghana During COVID-19

The Feed the Future Ghana Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement II (ADVANCE II) Project distributed 400 mobile phones to …

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Young Women in Northern Kenya Team Up to Launch Small Businesses

Ebla Bashir, 20, lives in the Goth-Rahma village of the hot and dry Ibra Urey Ward, located about 690 kilometers …

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Making Nutrient-Rich Fortified Maize Flour Available in Tanzania

Many people in Tanzania’s Southern Highlands rely on maize flour processed at local mills for the bulk of their daily …

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10 Ways USAID Is Advancing Fundamental Freedoms, Promoting Democracy, and Strengthening Human Rights Around the World

Published on USAID’s Medium blog, September 17, 2020

In Tanzania, Youth Village-Based Agricultural Advisor Empowers Her Community

“NAFAKA II GAP (Good Agriculture Practice) training enabled us at the village to increase maize harvest from 3 to 15 …

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Ghanaian Farmer Braves Planting Season & Supports Others Despite COVID-19 Disruptions

In Ghana, farmers’ use of imported hybrid seeds has grown over the last decade. This type of seed produces higher …

ViMPlus Trains Youth Mentors on Hygienic Menstruation Management

As part of its health, nutrition, and WASH activity implementation, the USAID-funded Victory Against Malnutrition Plus (ViMPlus) Activity has recently …

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Women Play Significant Role as Ambassador Farmers in Bangladesh

Mr. Shahjahan is a crop clinic advisor for Bayer Crop Science in the Jashore District of southwestern Bangladesh. Back in …