The Future of Food is Bleak. Here’s How We Can Leverage the Private Sector to Face It.

This post originally appeared on The SEEP Network. With the recent publication of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in …

From Struggling Milk Producer to Thriving Entrepreneur in Burkina Faso

In central-northern Burkina Faso in the city of Kaya, fresh milk is not always available. Because of low investment in …

Bangladesh RDC financial sector roundtable

Bringing Investors Together to Improve Farmers’ Financial Access

In September, the Feed the Future Bangladesh Rice and Diversified Crops (RDC) Activity, funded by the United States Agency for …

One Female Farmer’s Journey to Resilience Through the Bangladeshi Sunflower Sector

Mossammat Amena Khatun’s daily routine is like most women’s in the South Dalchara village of southwestern Bangladesh. She eats breakfast …

Supporting Rural Farmers as a Student Volunteer in Bangladesh

Near the end my second year as a dual master’s degree candidate at Tufts University, I noticed an opportunity to …

Engaging Women Makes Business Sense: Stories from Southern Bangladesh

Bangladeshi women face disadvantages in many aspects of their lives, including economic opportunities that could generate more income and food …

Sunflower Oil Now Grown and Made in Bangladesh 

Farmers living in coastal Bangladesh have always found it difficult to grow oil seed crops because of the soil’s high …

ACDI/VOCA Burkina Faso Victory Against Malnutrition womens group Rasmata Moise 1

Women Drive Change in Burkina Faso

In the Center-North Region of Burkina Faso, senior male household members make most of the family decisions about income, land, …

ACDI/VOCA Burkina Faso ViM health

Mother Leaders Strengthen Village Health in Burkina Faso

Messages of health are spreading in Koulogho village, found in the Center-North region of Burkina Faso. Abibou Ouedraogo, 26, is …

Access to Credit Empowers Women in Burkina Faso

Traditional agricultural practices in the Center-North Region of Burkina Faso have often led to low yields of millet, cowpea, sorghum, …

ACDI/VOCA Bangladesh Market Vegetable Vendor

Balancing the Systems: Making Food and Market Systems Work for Nutrition

If you work in international development, you have probably heard a lot about food systems lately. The buzz about food …

ACDI/VOCA USAID Burkina Faso project participants in field

ViM Project Introduces Rice to Fight Hunger in Burkina Faso

Fati Kiéma, a mother of six children, lives in the village of Goenega in Burkina Faso. Like many women in …