Man standing in farm field in Tanzania

Inspiring Youth in Tanzania to Transform Farming Practices for Themselves & Their Communities

The agriculture sector in Tanzania faces several challenges, including a lack of high-quality inputs, such as seeds and fertilizers, and …

Man holding fall armyworm

Feed the Future Activity in Tanzania Engages Youth in Fight Against Fall Armyworm

Despite Tanzanian youth making up most of the country’s labor force, they are burdened with unemployment and struggle to access …

Women in cooking competition in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Cooking Competition to Spur Nutritional Awareness Continues

The first regional round of NutriChamps was held on 27 July 2019 in Jashore, Bangladesh. Twenty students from ten local …

Female Sunflower Farmer Increases Earnings Thanks to New Market Linkages

Lipika Mondol, 36, lives in Dacope, a small upazila, or subdistrict, in the Khulna Division of southern Bangladesh. Her family …

Remarkable Progress, But 820 Million Still Hungry 

In the last four decades, the world has gotten incredibly better at addressing food insecurity. Roughly 40 years ago, my …

Unleashing the Potential of Female Agri-Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

Business Accelerator Model Ignites Market Connections and Breaks Social Barriers for Women Few female entrepreneurs in southern Bangladesh take their …

Beacons of Hope Demonstrate Impact of U.S. Investment in Central America

Honduras has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Named “Murder Capital” of the World in 2012, the …

Private-Sector Partnerships Make Time-Saving Machinery Accessible in Rural Bangladesh

Rice is the most dominant food crop in Bangladesh. It thrives in the country’s coastal southern regions, but it can …

Kyrgyz Republic Enterprise Competitiveness Project flight

USAID Enterprise Competitiveness Project Supports Charter Flights to Promote Kyrgyz Republic Tourism

On June 27, 140 tourists from Tashkent to Tamchy, Uzbekistan, arrived at Issyk-Kul International Airport in the Kyrgyz Republic on …

What Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Can Do for International Development 

Last week, Facebook announced the launch of a new cryptocurrency, Libra. Libra will be managed by a consortium of firms known as the Libra Association and will fully …

Entrepreneur Unlocks Potential of Private Healthcare in the Kyrgyz Republic

It’s a busy Monday morning at the Prime Clinic, a thriving private clinic founded by Arman Alibai in the heart …

President & CEO CJ Hall Reflects on First Year with ACDI/VOCA

It seems impossible, but my calendar tells me that I have now been a member of the ACDI/VOCA team for …