• Int day of rural women

    Empowering women to breakdown inter-generational poverty

    CNFA finds it imperative for its programs to not only include women, but to focus on empowering women as entrepreneurs to maximize impact on agricultural productivity, rural incomes and household food security.
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    World Food Day 2014: the importance of family farming

    With just over one year to the 2015 target date for the Millennium Development Goals, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN focuses on the potential family farmers have to eradicate hunger and boost local economies.
  • Amalima

    Fostering improved nutrition, health and resilience in Zimbabwe

    Amalima is working with more than 66,000 households to provide a combination of capacity building, training and mentoring, food rations, vouchers, tools, matching grants, and community-based messaging and mobilization.

    Enabling entrepreneurs to access new markets in Haiti

    The Market Chain Enhancement program (MarChE) strengthened the competitiveness of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Haiti through technical assistance, trainings and strategic grant funding to improve the productivity of different agricultural products.

Who We are

Global economic growth is critical to future stability, and private enterprise is one of the most potent engines of development. CNFA's mission is to stimulate economic growth and improve rural livelihoods in the developing world by empowering the private sector. Watch our Brand Video to better understand who we are, our core capabilities, and our mission. Click here to visit our YouTube channel.

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2Workers demonstrate how the livestock grinder works

The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Agricultural Growth Program-Livestock Market Development activity, today held a ribbon cutting ceremony to open a livestock feed manufacturing facility financed, in part, through a USAID grant to Ethio-Feed PLC.

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Success Stories

Following the death of her husband 27 years ago, Parvin Aziz, was uncertain of her family’s future.  In Bangladesh, widows face social and economic hardships and often remain dependent on male family members or children for their livelihoods.  Every day Parvin dreamed of a better life in which she could provide for her two children.  […]

Success Stories

Phillip Sithole, his wife and four children live in Matabeleland South in Zimbabwe, an area characterized by low rainfall available for planting crops. Because of the area’s arid conditions, the land is best suited for raising livestock. Sithole cares for cattle, goats, chickens and Guinea fowl on his small farm and sells at least one […]