Strengthening rural economies through volunteer technical assistance
Relying on the expertise of its volunteers, CNFA assisted over 20,000 individuals as part of the Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) program in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania.
Generating employment opportunities in Georgia
The Agribusiness Development Activity (ADA) provided $15.9 million worth of grants, leveraged over $20 million in private sector matching investments and fostered the creation of over 2,000 rural jobs.
Fostering economic growth in Pakistan
The Pakistan Agribusiness Project (TAP) strengthens local capacity in the horticulture and livestock value chains through technical assistance and capacity building training.
Creating a competitive livestock industry through value chain development
In an effort to increase the productivity and competitiveness of livestock value chains in Ethiopia, CNFA is leading a consortium of 13 partners to implement the Agricultural Growth Program-Livestock Market Development (AGP-LMD).
AGRIPEL represents 32 smallholder farmers near the town of Nhamatanda, Mozambique, focusing on helping its members produce and market vegetables. In an effort to improve its services, AGRIPEL turned to USAID’s Farmer-to-Farmer program which relies on the expertise of American volunteers to provide short-term voluntary technical assistance. As the partner for managing the program in […]
Opinion by CNFA Board Member Mike Espy (originally appeared in The Clarion Ledger) In 1974, as a college student majoring in political science, I received a special student visa that allowed me to study for a month in Havana, Cuba. Last week, some 40 years later, I returned to the island to find a different, […]
For Immediate Release March 10, 2015 Contact: Jessie Lowry CNFA Director of Communications firstname.lastname@example.org 202.296.3920 CNFA Joins USACC Delegation to Cuba Partnerships Key in Developing Cuba’s Agricultural Sector WASHINGTON, D.C. – Returning from a four-day learning trip to Cuba, Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) Board Members and former United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) […]
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