Entrepreneur Anara Erkebaeva's (right, standing) bakery business is truly a family affair

Anara’s Story: A Young Kyrgyz Entrepreneur with Sweet Dreams

Anara Erkebaeva (pictured far right, above) lives in Uchkun village, near the city of Osh, in southern Kyrgyzstan. Even though …

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Feed the Future Activity Promotes New Rice Seed Variety in Bangladesh

Improved seed development and breeding remains a major constraint to introducing commercial productive seed varieties in Bangladesh. A new rice …

Colombia-Based INclusiónES Initiative Makes Inclusion a Workplace Priority

Building on the success of the DecidoSer social change program, ACDI/VOCA and its affiliate organization Fundación ACDI/VOCA Latin America (FAVLA), …

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Making Markets Inclusive: Tips for Advancing Inclusion Through Co-Creation with the Private Sector, Part 1

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

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U.S.-Based Volunteer Supports Honduran Businesses As They Recover from COVID-19

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the USAID Transforming Market Systems (TMS) Activity in Honduras has been …

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Feed the Future Activity Sets in Motion a Bangladesh Commodity Trade Portal

The Feed the Future Bangladesh Rice and Diversified Crops Activity, funded by USAID and implemented by ACDI/VOCA, signed an agreement …

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Investing in a Hub for Digital Nomads in Kyrgyzstan

An important step has been taken toward the emergence of a hub for digital nomads, or independent remote workers, in …

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Tailored Innovation in Isiolo County to Strengthen Livestock Market Systems

Learn more about the Feed the Future Kenya Livestock Market Systems Activity here.

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Earth Day: Celebrating Partnerships and Shared Voices

By its nature, agriculture is an innate partnership. The seed joins with the soil, water and nutrients to produce a …

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Volunteers Support Eco-Friendly Agritourism

What is tourism going to look like in the future? That is the question on many people’s minds as vaccine …