Smallholder farmers threshing & winnowiing soya

Food Systems Series: ACDI/VOCA Transforms Food Systems for Sustainability

ACTION TRACK #2: SHIFT TO SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION PATTERNS The Current Food System Is Unsustainable Food is a vital component of …

FAVLA Colombia

Fundación ACDI/VOCA Latin America Marks Third Anniversary

Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA (FAVLA), a nonprofit affiliate of ACDI/VOCA registered in Bogotá, Colombia, celebrates three years in operation. Since its …

USAID Zambia EDGE Activity Brings Asset-Based Financing to Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Building linkages and business relationships between asset leasing companies and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is one area of focus …

Food Systems Series: ACDI/VOCA Transforms Food Systems for Nutrition

 Action Track #1: Ensure Access to Safe and Nutritious Food for All Background In 2020, roughly 10 percent of the …

Kyrgyzstan’s Kupuev Academy Raises $700,000 from ACDI/VOCA Impact Investing Subsidiaries AV Ventures & AV Frontiers

Kupuev Academy, a private, progressive school located in Osh, Kyrgyzstan, announced that it has raised $700,000 in financing. The investment …

Systems Leadership to Build Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Honduras

Globally, we have seen the importance of entrepreneurial ecosystems in supporting entrepreneurs to access human and financial capital and in …

Q&A with Leland Fellow Championing Food Security in Bangladesh

Jini Kades served as a 2019 to 2021 fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center’s Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship. She …

Food Systems Series: ACDI/VOCA’s Conceptualization of and Approach to Transforming Food Systems

The Importance of a Food Systems Approach The development community has recently recognized that we are not on track to …

Enabling Cyber Access for Youth in Northern Kenya

In 2015, 26-year old Mohammed Ore Ahmed identified a business opportunity in his hometown of Griftu in Wajir County in …

Engaging the Private Sector Series: Five Building Blocks of Transformational Partnerships

ACDI/VOCA recently hosted a technical exchange focused on transformational partnerships. While the purpose of this exchange was to share examples …

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Colombia Youth Resilience Activity Celebrates Youth Day

In Colombia, young people who may be disengaged child soldiers, former youth offenders, migrants, survivors of violence, or those living …

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Creating Agricultural Jobs in Honduras’s Lenca Indigenous Communities

Brenda Aracely Dominguez lives in the highlands of Intibucá, Honduras, on land where her family has grown potatoes for generations. …