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AV Ventures’ Portfolio Company AgroCenta Joins U.S.-Based Accelerator for Food Tech Startups

Over the next three months, the technology-driven agricultural platform provider AgroCenta, an investee company of AV Ventures founded in Ghana …

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Young Honduran Coffee Farmer Strengthens Family Business Thanks to Business Incubator Program

Williams Alberto Gámez Suazo, 31, is an organic coffee farmer in Honduras. He recently learned how to successfully diversify his …

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FEED THE FUTURE ACTIVITY IN KENYA BOOSTS LOCAL BAKERY

Abshira Ahmed, an entrepreneur bakery owner, strengthened her business thanks to a grant for much-needed new equipment.   Ever since she …

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Struggles and Successes of Testing a Business Accelerator Model for Women in Bangladesh’s Agricultural Market

Access the article by Bidowra Khan and Nathalie Me-Nsope, published by Agrilinks, July 2022 here.

UN Global Compact Communication on Engagement

Read the UN Global Compact Communication on Engagement published on June 23, 2022.

Beyond Cashew Production: Guinea Program Improves Local Livelihoods

To efficiently develop their activities, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) must employ systematic management tools throughout their economic and financial …

$20 Million Loan Guarantee for SMEs Launches in Zambia with Support of Local Government, Donors, and Private Sector

A newly launched loan guarantee program in Zambia has the potential to significantly impact the lives of small- and medium-sized …

ACDI/VOCA Names New Members of Executive Leadership Team

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce several new members who have joined our executive leadership team. Bob Fries has been named …

ACDI/VOCA Awarded the Feed the Future Mozambique RESINA Activity by USAID

We are pleased to announce that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has named ACDI/VOCA to lead the …

Achieving Food System Objectives in Market System Development in Northern Kenya

In pastoralist communities like those throughout Northern Kenya, poultry meat has long been associated with poverty and as a meal …

The Largest Apparel Factory in Southern Kyrgyzstan

In 2014, Makbura Aidaralieva decided to move to Russia to secure a poverty-free life for her family. Like thousands of …

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U.S.-Based Volunteer Supports Month-Long Training of Zambian Agribusinesses Online and In-Person

Dr. Mark Wade is an international consultant, researcher, teacher, speaker, and author from Fort Pierce, Florida. He holds a BS …