Tool for Assessing Motivations of Private Sector Partners to Work with Women as Suppliers, Employees, and Consumers

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Market Actor Partnership Agreement

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ACDI/VOCA Welcomes Anita Bhatt as CFO

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce Anita Bhatt as its chief financial officer (CFO). With over 20 years of experience in …

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Why Inclusive Language Matters to Global Development

In the new year, we’re shifting our attention to the words we use and their power to underpin dangerous power dynamics in the industry.   Words are what …

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USAID Myanmar Project Presents Agricultural Product Research

Experts analyzed the food preferences of more than 700 consumers in Myanmar and made recommendations to help farmers and agribusiness …

Looking Back: Emergency Response in Arauca (ERA) Program Supports Vulnerable Groups

Recent figures from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees show that there are nearly 5.4 million Venezuelan migrants, refugees, …

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USAID Provides $50 Million to Support Colombian Youth

In December 2020, USAID/Colombia awarded a cooperative agreement to ACDI/VOCA for the prime role of implementing the five-year Youth Resilience …

AV Ventures Invests in Warc Group, Linking Smallholder Farmers in Ghana to Regenerative Farming Methodology

AV Ventures, a for-profit subsidiary of ACDI/VOCA, has recently invested $500,000 in the Warc Group to support the expansion of …

ACDI/VOCA Awarded Knight of the Order of the Stallion by the President of Burkina Faso

On Saturday, December 5, 2020, a grand decoration ceremony took place at the Palace of the Presidency of Burkina Faso …

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“Boat Show” Reaches Farmers in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a low-lying, riverine country. While the mangroves and waterways of southern Bangladesh make it vulnerable to flooding, they …

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Project Engages Religious Leaders to Promote Positive Gender Norms in Burkina Faso

In recent months, the Victory Against Malnutrition Plus (ViMPlus) Activity has made significant progress toward promoting gender and social inclusion …

AV Ventures Launches Fund in Northern Kenya

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 3, 2020 — AV Ventures, a for-profit impact investment subsidiary of ACDI/VOCA, has announced the recent launch …