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Capacity Building Empowers Onion Producers in Burkina Faso to Protect Their Livelihoods

In 2017, as part of the USAID-funded Victory Against Malnutrition (ViM) Activity, a group of onion producers from the Sanmantenga …

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Official Development Assistance & Impact Investing Can Work Together to Make the World a Better Place

This article originally appeared on the SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) website prior to SOCAP19, an annual conference focused on market-based …

Fundación ACDI/VOCA Latin America Marks First Year of Empowering Communities

Despite strides to reduce poverty in recent years, 29.6 percent of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean still …

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Emergency Response in Arauca (ERA) II

Arauca is the main municipality of the northeastern Colombian Department of the same name. Located south of the Arauca River, …

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ACDI/VOCA Announces $38 million Agriculture and Food Systems Activity in Myanmar

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce a new five-year, $38 million activity funded by the United States Agency for International Development …

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Volunteer to Tajikistan Shares How to Advocate to End World Hunger

Food truly unites us all. It is a cultural experience and being immersed in another culture opened my eyes to …

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Are Kenya’s Mobile Lending Apps Solving or Perpetuating Debt?

A recent article published by Boston Review explored the pitfalls of digital finance and mobile lending apps in Kenya, a …

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A Day in the Life of a Rural Woman Farmer in Tanzania

To celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of Rural Women, we proudly share photos from photographer Nevil Jackson who volunteered …

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Cash Transfers Help Ultra-Poor Women Become Entrepreneurs in Northern Kenya

Paulina Adapal Paen never thought she could be a businesswoman. Raising five children on her own, she was struggling just …

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Program Supports Community Integration & Spurs Ecotourism of Colombia Amazon

Up until a few years ago, the rich biodiversity around Florencia, Caquetá, remained largely untouched by tourism. As in many …

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Beekeeping Heals Sting of the Past, Fostering Reconciliation in Colombia

Bees have become unusual teachers in the municipality of San Carlos (Antioquia), where violent conflict left weak social structures in …

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The Feed the Future, Farmer-to-Farmer Connection

Do you know the important connection that exists between USAID’s global Feed the Future initiative and the volunteer program Farmer-to-Farmer …