Archive for November, 2014

Business fund boosts African farms

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

In Kenya, Rwanda and Burundi, the One Acre Fund’s new approach to small-scale farming has spread to more than 100,000 families in four years. Could it be a model for the rest of Africa?
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One Acre Fund Operations

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014


Overview of One Acre Fund’s program model.

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WORLD VISION RWANDA RESTORING HOPE

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

In 2000, World Vision started model Area Development Programmes (ADPs) that work with communities to find long-term solutions to poverty through community-led integrated programmes including Education, Health and Nutrition, Peace-building, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Livelihoods and Food Security, Disaster Response, and Child Protection.
• Operating in 15 out of 30 Rwandan districts
• Reaching more than 4,000,000 people
• Implementing 29 large scale area development programs
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Food Security

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014


By empowering countries to grow their way out of poverty, we can break the cycle of hunger and build a more stable world for future generations.

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Global Food Security

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014


Great video (narrated by Matt Damon) that illustrates the problem of global food security http://www.oneprosper.org Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/onepros.

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Business Fund Puts African Farmers on Road to Market

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

In Kenya, Rwanda and Burundi, a new approach to small-scale farming has spread to more than 100,000 families in just four years. Part of the Food for 9 Billion series, Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on an organization called One Acre Fund that brings struggling farmers together, offering them training, resources and market access.
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Growing Africa

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

http://www.worldbank.org/africa – African farmers could create a trillion-dollar market for their goods by 2030, if they can access more capital, better infrastructure and land.
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