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Q&A with U.S.-Based Volunteer Supporting Small Business Development in Her Native Kyrgyzstan

Altynai Hur is a business development specialist based in Michigan and a native of Kyrgyzstan. She recently completed a virtual …

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Feed the Future Bangladesh Rice & Diversified Crops Activity FY2020 Annual Performance Survey Summary

Access the FY2020 Annual Performance Survey Summary here.

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Tackling Food Security, COVID-19, and Armed Conflict in Ethiopia

Almost six month ago, amid growing concerns of the impact of COVID-19, an armed conflict erupted between Ethiopian federal government troops and Tigray-led forces. Ethiopia was …

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Turkey Rearing Increases Income for Young Graduate in Rural Laos

Saykham Phommavongsa is a 32-year-old turkey farmer in the village of Nady in the Pek District of Xiengkhouang Province. After …

Catalyzing Investment for Growth Info Sheet

Read the Catalyzing Investment for Growth Info Sheet here.

Food Environment Analysis

Read the Tanager Andhra Pradesh Farmer Market Readiness Program Phase 2 (APFMRP II) food environment analysis here.

Inclusive Market Systems Interactive Site

Explore ACDI/VOCA’s inclusive market systems approach through this interactive site.


Partnership Health Assessment Tool

Partnership health is essential for effective collaborations with the private sector. ACDI/VOCA believes that strong partnerships lead to collaborations that …

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 …