Cooperative Reenergizes Solar-Powered Rice Mill with USAID and One Meralco Foundation

In Barangay Kidawa, located in the heartland of Laak, a municipality on the island of Mindanao in Southern Philippines, a …

Strengthening the Absorptive Resilience for Internally Displaced Persons in Zambézia Province

Miguel Rafael (44) and Carolina Alfredo (35) are married with two children aged six (6) and eighteen (18). They are …

Two Months of Training, A Lifetime of Breaking Gender Barriers

Meet Nilufar, a successful artificial insemination (AI) service provider in the Jashore District of Bangladesh. Her journey to becoming an …

Ovidiu Bujorean Joins the Corporate Council on Africa Board of Directors

The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ovidiu Bujorean, Senior Technical Director of Partnerships …

Making Agriculture Smart(er) in Serbia through Precision Farming

Although Serbia’s agricultural sector is made up of talented entrepreneurs with state-of-the-art fruit orchards and processing facilities, a large part …

Beyond the “Unicorn”: Creating Adaptive Partnerships Across an Organization

This blog was authored by Mike Klassen, an independent consultant and a part-time member of the BEAM Exchange core team, …

USAID’s Support Brings Hope to Food Traders in Isiolo County During Tough Economic Times

The residents of Isiolo County, in Northern Kenya, rely primarily on livestock production for their livelihoods. The county has 26 …

Catalyzing Localization Through Adaptive Partnerships: Operational Guidance to Working With And Through Local Partners Across the Partnership Cycle

Access the Catalyzing Localization Through Adaptive Partnerships: Operational Guidance to Working with and Through Local Partners Across the Partnership Cycle …

Female Farmers in Tajikistan Emerge to Dominate the Rural Labor Market

When it comes to improving fruit orchards in rural Tajikistan, pruning and grafting groups play a crucial role. These groups …

Reflections on Philippine Coffee Program: Charting a Course with Local Partners for Continued Sector Growth

As a champion of Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA), ACDI/VOCA prioritizes bringing together partners to discuss what works, what doesn’t, …

Three ACDI/VOCA Volunteers Honored with 2023 Charles Cox Awards

This year, ACDI/VOCA is recognizing three of our outstanding volunteers with the 2023 Charles Cox Excellence in Volunteerism Awards. These …

The Climate Crisis Could Be Solved by Smallholder Farmers

Smallholder agriculture is the foundation of many developing economies, and meaningful investment in farmers could mark the turning point in …