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Making Mobile Connections in Northern Ghana During COVID-19

The Feed the Future Ghana Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement II (ADVANCE II) Project distributed 400 mobile phones to …

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Young Women in Northern Kenya Team Up to Launch Small Businesses

Ebla Bashir, 20, lives in the Goth-Rahma village of the hot and dry Ibra Urey Ward, located about 690 kilometers …


Making Nutrient-Rich Fortified Maize Flour Available in Tanzania

Many people in Tanzania’s Southern Highlands rely on maize flour processed at local mills for the bulk of their daily …

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10 Ways USAID Is Advancing Fundamental Freedoms, Promoting Democracy, and Strengthening Human Rights Around the World

Published on USAID’s Medium blog, September 17, 2020

In Tanzania, Youth Village-Based Agricultural Advisor Empowers Her Community

“NAFAKA II GAP (Good Agriculture Practice) training enabled us at the village to increase maize harvest from 3 to 15 …

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Ghanaian Farmer Braves Planting Season & Supports Others Despite COVID-19 Disruptions

In Ghana, farmers’ use of imported hybrid seeds has grown over the last decade. This type of seed produces higher …

ViMPlus Trains Youth Mentors on Hygienic Menstruation Management

As part of its health, nutrition, and WASH activity implementation, the USAID-funded Victory Against Malnutrition Plus (ViMPlus) Activity has recently …

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Women Play Significant Role as Ambassador Farmers in Bangladesh

Mr. Shahjahan is a crop clinic advisor for Bayer Crop Science in the Jashore District of southwestern Bangladesh. Back in …

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In Bangladesh, Mobile Crop Clinic Brings Services to Farmers Unable to Travel During COVID-19

A new mobile crop clinic opened its doors this June in Amtoli, a village in the Barishal District of southwestern …

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Bangladeshi Sesame Farmers Reach Global Markets

Asma Khatun is a sesame farmer from Rajbari in southwestern Bangladesh. Although sesame grows well in Bangladesh’s climate, Asma and …

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Ghana Women Thrive in Village Savings and Loan Associations

Published on Africa Banking & Finance website, September 3, 2020

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PhilCAFE Reaches 445 Coffee Farmers with Radio & COVID-19 Adaptive Trainings

Restrictions related to COVID-19 have started to ease in most parts of the Philippines, though the country remains under Code …