Engaging the private sector in development projects is, in many cases, critical to sustainability and impact. But successfully engaging the private sector is often challenging. It requires compromise and careful alignment of activities to ensure there is enough potential for long-term profit. This panel explored examples where projects successfully developed new enterprises that supported the sustainability of program objectives and drove local economic growth.
What makes a great volunteer story? It's not just the numbers and facts, but the illustration of transformational change and unforgettable moments that occur on many volunteer assignments. This resource, created by VEGA, helps guide implementers through the interview and writing process so that the stories of life-changing impact do not go unheard.
The Developing Local Extension Capacity project's latest diagnostics for Bangladesh and Nigeria take a critical and constructive approach to the existing systems, their successes, their gaps and how they have affected the agricultural outcomes and outputs within the respective countries. The studies also identify current and future challenges and opportunities to address them.
Seven key elements have made the Farmer-to-Farmer Program (F2F) so effective over its 31 years and should be preserved into the future to maintain the program’s success.
This resource contains examples of Farmer-to-Farmer Associate Awards from Angola to Vietnam. Information includes implementers, the activity's goals, budget and timeline.
Excel expert Sherri Kabaou of Winrock International shares her tips and shortcuts for reviewing F2F standard indicator data.
This enhanced set of standard indicator tables includes built-in columns and formulas to check the quality of and identify specific errors in F2F standard indicator data. For each table, there is a separate tab for raw data, data with checks incorporated, and a clean final set of data. Try cleaning the sample data and using the clean tabs to check your work!
VEGA SPSP hosted the Farmer-to-Farmer Learning Seminar on April 5, 2017. Tips and Tricks for Reviewing F2F Data was led by Erin Baize, F2F Program Analyst at USAID. During the seminar, Baize takes participants through the process she uses to review standard indicator data followed by questions and discussion. Below you can find links to more resources to help navigate through F2F data.