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Josephine’s Story: Starting a Business in Isiolo, Kenya

According to a 2014 UN Women report, studies show that girls who experience poverty are 2.5 times more likely to …

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Feed the Future Kenya Activity Takes Woman-Owned Poultry Business from Fledgling to Full-Grown

In the heart of Mwangaza Village in Isiolo County, Celina Kathura relishes the sound of clucking poultry in her backyard. Celina …

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USAID Mali CVC Project’s Access to Finance Strategy

Access the Technical Brief here.

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Financial Intermediaries Lend a Hand to Mali’s Agricultural Sector

In Mali, efforts by the USAID Cereal Value Chain (CVC) Project, implemented by ACDI/VOCA, to improve access to finance and …


Producer Organizations in Mali Access Commercial Loans

Kounti Bamanan is a rice producer organization in Djénné, in Mali’s Mopti Region. For the last five years, the group’s …

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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 …