ACDI/VOCA SEEP Network 2017 Annual Conference

Talking Resilience and Nutrition through Market Systems at SEEP Network Annual Conference

On October 2-4, the Small Enterprise Education and Promotion (SEEP) Network’s 2017 Annual Conference brought together over 425 leading practitioners, …

ACDI/VOCA Sierra Leone budgeting for nutritious future with cash transfers

Budgeting for an Equitable, Nutritious Future

When I was a child, before the advent of Quicken or finance software, my dad would pull out the handwritten …

Pathway to Nutrition through Women’s Empowerment

ACDI/VOCA Burkina Faso trees

Planting Trees: An Investment in the Environment Improves Food Security and Nutrition

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, I am admittedly a bit of a tree hugger. …

ACDI/VOCA Bangladesh project participant feeding cows

Harnessing the Power of Milk

I recently took part in a conference hosted by the Idaho Dairymen and the U.S. Dairy Export Council on dairy …

ACDI/VOCA Uganda RWANU Brochure

Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition (RWANU) Brochure

The five-year Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition (RWANU) project, implemented by ACDI/VOCA, focuses on reducing food insecurity and malnutrition …

Bangladesh LPIN, market, nutrition

Multiple Pathways to Nutrition in Bangladesh

As an agricultural development professional (and someone who eats regularly), I’m well aware that sustained, quality nutrition is a foundation …

Bright Futures: Spreading the Message of Health and Nutrition

Sierra Leone SNAP project participants

Through SNAP-Initiated VSLAs, Communities are Able to Save and Provide for Their Families in Sierra Leone

Life has been challenging for Dusu Conteh, a 50-year-old widow, who struggled to feed her eight children and pay their …

Sierra Leone SNAP female farmer empowered

Sierra Leone SNAP Empowers Farmers to Increase Yields and Curb Malnutrition

Life hasn’t been easy for mother of nine, Isata Bangura. Prior to participating in the ACDI/VOCA-implemented USAID Food for Peace-funded …

Sierra Leone SNAP cash disbursements

Sierra Leone SNAP+ Restores Dignity through Cash Disbursements

Sierra Leone’s first confirmed case of Ebola surfaced in early 2014. By July, 2014 the Government of Sierra Leone had …

Sierra Leone SNAP mothers learn WASH practices

Sierra Leone SNAP Trains Mothers on Nutrition and WASH Best Practices

Over the last few years, Hawa McCarthy, a young mother of five in Mobai village, Kailahun district, received guidance on …