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Fish Farming to Sustainably Transform County Economy in Kenya

For several years, fishers in Loiyangalani town, located on the shores of Lake Turkana, have been using the casting method to earn a living. This outdated method, over time, has resulted in low yields caused by overfishing and low replenishment rates. …

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Feed the Future and BRAC Launch Bangladesh’s First Private-Sector Led Cattle Breeding Training for Women

In Bangladesh, many women work in agriculture but are not able to engage in all aspects of farming. Due to …

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Protecting Forests & Incomes in Liberia Video

From 2015 to 2021, the USAID-funded Forest Incomes for Environmental Sustainability (FIFES) Activity, implemented by ACDI/VOCA, helped forest-dependent communities in …

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On Journey to Self-Reliance, Northern Kenyan Counties Form Trading Bloc

Ten counties in Northern Kenya are part of the Frontier Counties Development Council (FCDC), which is dedicated to improving the …

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Advocating for Girls’ Education in Northern Kenya

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Kenya in March 2020, many sectors experienced disruptions, and among them was education. To slow the …

Tool for Assessing Motivations of Private Sector Partners to Work with Women as Suppliers, Employees, and Consumers

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Market Actor Partnership Agreement

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ACDI/VOCA Welcomes Anita Bhatt as CFO

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce Anita Bhatt as its chief financial officer (CFO). With over 20 years of experience in …

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Why Inclusive Language Matters to Global Development

In the new year, we’re shifting our attention to the words we use and their power to underpin dangerous power dynamics in the industry.   Words are what …

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USAID Myanmar Project Presents Agricultural Product Research

Experts analyzed the food preferences of more than 700 consumers in Myanmar and made recommendations to help farmers and agribusiness …

Looking Back: Emergency Response in Arauca (ERA) Program Supports Vulnerable Groups

Recent figures from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees show that there are nearly 5.4 million Venezuelan migrants, refugees, …

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USAID Provides $50 Million to Support Colombian Youth

In December 2020, USAID/Colombia awarded a cooperative agreement to ACDI/VOCA for the prime role of implementing the five-year Youth Resilience …