ACDI / VOCA
ACDI/VOCA is an international development nonprofit that envisions a world in which all people are empowered to build healthy families and resilient communities. Learn more about ACDI/VOCA at www.acdivoca.org.
Jan 08, 2019
After 40 years of working with smallholder farmers in developing countries in a career spanning Africa, Asia and the Caribbean, I have to tell you: smallholder farmers work really hard! In many instances, they work the earth with crude hand tools under a hot sun and in near-drought conditions. They...
Oct 26, 2018
In central-northern Burkina Faso in the city of Kaya, fresh milk is not always available. Because of low investment in milk production, demand in both rural and urban areas is high, and most of that demand is met through imported milk products . As an employee at a local dairy processing...
Feb 22, 2018
Register today for the webinar on Thursday, February 22, 2018 , from 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m . , to learn about the overlaps between market and food systems approaches to development, and how understanding what they have in common may improve the way both systems function. Speakers will explore macro...
Oct 25, 2017
For many young people living in developing countries, agriculture is still a viable and often more suitable option when the right opportunities exist.
Jul 05, 2017
Changing behaviors—especially multiple behaviors across market actors—can be challenging. Predictably, this means complex market systems are also difficult to transform. If we want to change individual behaviors across the market system to alleviate poverty, where do we even begin? On May 3, ACDI/...