Ivanka Trump with women entrepeneurs

Ivanka Trump & USAID Administrator Green Meet Women Entrepreneurs Empowered by ACDI/VOCA in Colombia

Four Colombian women had the opportunity to present their business ventures to Ivanka Trump, senior White House adviser and eldest …

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Mechanization Helps Outgrower Business Owner Support 750 Farmers in Ghana

Fusseini Abubakar cultivates maize, rice, soybean, groundnut, and cowpea on his farm in the Karaga District of Ghana’s Northern Region. …

ACDI/VOCA Experts Share Best Practices to Combat Fall Armyworm

ACDI/VOCA hosted a webinar last month about fall armyworm and its impact on crops throughout Africa. The invasive species, native …

Man displaying bounty of home grown food

Q&A With Volunteer Entomologist from Illinois on His Farmer-to-Farmer Experience

Sen Seong is an entomologist based in Gurnee, Illinois, and a recurring volunteer with ACDI/VOCA’s Farmer-to-Farmer Program, which is funded …

Young man with his goats in Ghana

Young Ghanaian Business Owner Supports 300+ Farmers

Sulley Adams, 28, is an outgrower business owner living in Lagbensi, a village in the East Mamprusi District of Ghana’s …

Kyrgyz Republic businessmen on cell phones

One Year of Increasing Enterprise Competitiveness in the Kyrgyz Republic

This August, the USAID Enterprise Competitiveness Project celebrated its first-year anniversary since launching in 2018 in a high-profile event that …

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ACDI/VOCA’s 2018 Annual Report

We are proud to present our Annual Report for 2018: DEVELOPING MARKETS. This report’s theme speaks to so much of …

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Kyrgyzstani Orchard Farmer Shares What She Learned From Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer

Fruit production employs more than 35,000 people in the Kyrgyz Republic’s Issyk-Kul Oblast, where more than 1,000 hectares of land …

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Georgian Cheesemaker Expands His Business with Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer Assistance

Entrepreneur Gocha Gagashvili started his milk collecting and cheese production business in 2008 in the small village of Kurdgelauri in …

Woman smiling by thatched hut in Ghana

Fati’s Story: From Smallholder Farmer to Outgrower Business Owner in Ghana

In April 2019, Fati Zakari, who lives in Nyong Yapalsi in the Karaga District of Ghana’s Northern Region, successfully became …

Woman with her horse in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz Tourism, A Woman’s Entrepreneurial Journey

“Being a woman entrepreneur is hard,” said Aisha Mambetalieva, a 36-year-old mother of two, who lives in the small village …

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USDA PhilCAFE Project Encourages Youth Engagement in Agriculture

In the Philippines, the average age of a farmer is 56 years old. Many government institutions in the country are …