Kenya Livestock Market Systems Activity: Expanding and Diversifying Economic Opportunities

This Landscape Assessment and Analysis: Capital Supply and Demand in Northern Kenya was originally published in November 2018.

Women Farmers Increase Onion Production & Family Income in Burkina Faso

Small-scale market gardening, especially onion production, has become an important income-generating activity for women in Zorkoum, a village central Burkina …

Boosting Food Self-Sufficiency and Household Income in Paraguay

In 2017, a severe storm damaged the home and livelihood of Sonia Hortigosa, 35, who lives in Caracarai, in southeastern …

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Helping Women Forge Their Own Paths Out of Extreme Poverty in Kenya

In traditionally patriarchal societies like those in Northern Kenya, women continue to face entrenched gender biases and inequalities that limit …

ACDI/VOCA Paraguay PREP volunteer firefighters

Volunteer Firefighters in Paraguay Protect and Prepare Communities

Alcides Aguilera is a teacher of physical education and the Guarani language in the city of Caazapá, but he is …

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Mozambican Entrepreneur Opens Nursery to Cultivate Seeds and Customers

Roughly 80 kilometers outside of Maputo, Mozambique’s capital city, smallholder farmers like Jaime Alberto Tila are looking for ways to …

Integrating the 5Rs Framework into the Transforming Market System (TMS) Activity Design, Implementation and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in Honduras

This publication was originally published by USAID Learning Lab. It was produced in collaboration with Dexis Consulting Group and USAID/Honduras.  This case story …

Celebrating a Renewed Commitment to U.S. Leadership in Global Food Security

We sincerely applaud bipartisan congressional leaders for the recent enactment of the Global Food Security Act (GFSA). At the height …

Market Connections Signal a Brighter Future for Farmers in Bangladesh

Tahmina, who lives in the village of Galachipa in the Barguna District of southwestern Bangladesh, first started farming after one …

Produce More with Less: Adapting to Climate Change in the Face of Increasing Hunger

In Bangladesh, 75 percent of agricultural land is devoted to growing rice, which subsequently supports the staple-heavy dietary habits of …

Forward Together: Accessing Markets and Strengthening Livelihoods in Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, market-led producer groups are lifting smallholder farmers out of poverty. With the support of ACDI/VOCA and USAID/Food …

ACDI/VOCA Launches Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA to Strengthen Inclusive Growth in Latin America

ACDI/VOCA announced the creation of Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA, a nonprofit organization registered in Colombia with headquarters in Bogotá. Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA …