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Making Markets Inclusive: How Market Systems Development Programs Can Boost the Inclusion of Women, Youth, & Other Marginalized Groups

Many agricultural market systems development (MSD) programs have been turning their attention toward the inclusion of women, youth, and other …

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Assessing the Needs of Women in Ethiopia through the FEED III Project

In Ethiopia, livestock contributes to the livelihoods of 60 to 70 percent of the population. Yet the country experiences significant …

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Gender Learning Study: Ethiopia FEED III

Access the December 2020 Gender Learning Study from the Feed Enhancement for Ethiopian Development (FEED) III Activity here.

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Colombia’s Move on Migration: What It Means for Venezuelans & Colombians Alike

A recent announcement by the Colombian government to offer temporary immigration status to Venezuelans living illegally in the country has …

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A Challenging Year in Review: Advancing the Philippine Coffee Sector in 2020

The year 2020 began on a promising note for the Philippine Coffee Advancement and Farm Enterprise (PhilCAFE) project, beginning with …

Feed the Future Activity Partners with Private Sector to Empower Female Farmers in Bangladesh

The Feed the Future Bangladesh Rice and Diversified Crops Activity partnered with Bayer CropScience Ltd. to train women as “ambassador …

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Taking the Pulse of Nutrition in Northern Ghana — Cowpea: The Unsung Hero

The Ancient Seeds’ Potential to Boost Incomes, Nutrition, and Food Security Levels The production of pulses, the dry seeds of …

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AV Ventures Invests in AgroCenta, Supporting Digital and Financial Inclusion of Ghanaian Smallholder Farmers

AV Ventures, ACDI/VOCA’s impact investing subsidiary, recently completed its investment in AgroCenta, a technology-driven agricultural platform provider in Ghana. The …

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Fish Farming to Sustainably Transform County Economy in Kenya

For several years, fishers in Loiyangalani town, located on the shores of Lake Turkana, have been using the casting method to earn a living. This outdated method, over time, has resulted in low yields caused by overfishing and low replenishment rates. …

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Feed the Future and BRAC Launch Bangladesh’s First Private-Sector Led Cattle Breeding Training for Women

In Bangladesh, many women work in agriculture but are not able to engage in all aspects of farming. Due to …

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Protecting Forests & Incomes in Liberia Video

From 2015 to 2021, the USAID-funded Forest Incomes for Environmental Sustainability (FIFES) Activity, implemented by ACDI/VOCA, helped forest-dependent communities in …

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On Journey to Self-Reliance, Northern Kenyan Counties Form Trading Bloc

Ten counties in Northern Kenya are part of the Frontier Counties Development Council (FCDC), which is dedicated to improving the …