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.
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.
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.
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.
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. […]
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 […]
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