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April 16, 2014 | Blog
As you’ll see, we’re helping farmers access new technologies and markets to grow and sell more so they can make more while improving nutrition and resilience too. We could explain in more words, but we’ll let the pictures do the talking.
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March 27, 2014 | Blog
In Mali, every day you have to think about where you’re going to get water and how you will use it. You have to consider, “Should I take a bath, or should I do laundry?” There’s a trade-off between activities, and there were times when I drank water that I shouldn’t have because I didn’t have a choice.
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March 25, 2014 | USAID Impact Blog
Since the program’s inception in 1985, we have recorded and reported on measurable activities, such as the increase in beneficiary incomes, the number of people trained, or the area of land under improved environmental and natural resource management. This is the data. And we can measure it empirically. But I want to talk about the immeasurable: the incredible relationships fostered between our volunteers and their hosts.
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March 19, 2014 | USAID Impact Blog
By giving these farmers the tools to improve their harvest and connecting them with buyers, USAID is helping the farmers earn a higher selling price that is essential to increasing their household income and lifting their families out of extreme poverty.
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March 17, 2014 | USAID Impact Blog
We’re forging partnerships that leverage resources and harness the science, technology and innovation that exist throughout the region to maximize impact—and reach.
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March 7, 2014 | Agrilinks Blog
A year ago in March, we updated you on the progress of the innovative Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) and how we were using it. A lot can happen in a year!
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March 6, 2014 | USAID Impact Blog
Tanzanian women are keenly aware of their responsibilities and the challenges embedded therein. But these challenges are not insurmountable.