• 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.
  • Women 5

    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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A man looks after cattle. Near Mekele, Tigray, Ethiopia.

Questions from bidders are in black, and CNFA responses to questions are in red. There are two Government of Ethiopia proclamations, referred to in the questions below, which can be accessed via the following links: Ethiopia-Proclamation-819-2014 Ethiopia-Proclamation-267-2002   Questions and Responses The list under deliverable 2 “database and required software” is stipulating a rather comprehensive list […]

Sylvain's trip

On November 5-7, CNFA President and CEO Sylvain Roy visited the CNFA Amalima project in Zimbabwe, funded through USAID’s Office of Food for Peace, to engage with staff and to see program activities firsthand. Roy first stopped at the Nkunzi clinic in the Tsholotsho District of Zimbabwe where Amalima is rehabilitating clean drinking water sources […]

Georgia REAP

On October 29th, USAID/REAP organized a seminar for nine grant recipient businesses and three Branding Companies to give company executives, brand managers and marketing staff a variety of insights and recommendations that will influence how they build and exploit world class branding, packaging and marketing solutions. The seminar was conducted by Jeffrey Spears.