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    Restoring Efficiency to Agricultural Production in Georgia

    Working to catalyze increased private investment and commercial finance, mitigate risk to enterprises and expand commercially sustainable linkages, CNFA’s program in Georgia expects to impact at least 150,000 individuals, including 37,500 women.
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    Capitalizing on Growth Opportunities in Global Markets

    CNFA is working to strengthen local capacity and amplify the competitiveness of horticulture and livestock value chains in Pakistan through training and value chain platforms with an estimated 62,500 farmers receiving technical assistance.
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    Mitigating Local Conflicts through Cattle Identification System

    Through a new pilot identification and registration system, CNFA’s South Sudan Cattle Program is helping to reduce cattle raiding and theft by 25% in targeted areas.
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    Strengthening Agrodealers through Business and Farm Training

    In Malawi, more than 79,500 farmers attended the Agrodealer Strengthening Program’s 533 field days and exhibitions, ultimately raising rural incomes and increasing household productivity.

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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CNFA places 3 out of 10 spots in the Feed the Future photo contest.  The CNFA photos come from Ethiopia’s Commercial Farm Service Program and Bangladesh’s Agro-Inputs Project.


CNFA Announces New CEO

3rd April, 2014 | By Cnfa

For Immediate Release Date: April 3, 2014 CNFA ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER   Washington, D.C. – CNFA announced its appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after its current CEO, John Costello, announced his retirement effective this May.  After completion of the succession planning effort, the CNFA Board of Directors decided to tap […]


USAID Agro-Inputs Project (AIP), implemented by CNFA, organized a media event on March 18, 2014.  The event provided guidance and information to the local media on best practices of AIP and the Agro-Input Retailers Network (AIRN) to improve the visibility and longevity of project activities through media engagement. The program was designed accordingly with AIP’s […]