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F2F Honors Black History Month

| AVOP

While the Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) program’s primary goal is to generate sustainable, broad-based economic growth in the agricultural sector, its secondary goal is to increase the U.S. public’s understanding of international development issues and programs and international understanding of the U.S. and U.S. development programs. To do so, F2F believes the program’s …

Southern Africa Farmer-to-Farmer Launches Ambassador Program to Engage with Prospective Volunteers

| Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Program in Southern Africa and the Eastern European country of Moldova, which is implemented by Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA), is piloting a new Ambassador program aimed at increasing engagement in the United States in order to bolster the …

Overcoming the Odds

| AVOP

The Farmer-to-Farmer Program (F2F) has sent volunteers around the world to provide technical assistance to farmers, farm groups, agribusinesses and other agriculture sector institutions in developing and transitional countries for 35 years. As the globe struggles together to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, our work has become ever more important. Due to …

F2F COCOS Persists

| Grameen Foundation

F2F continues to deliver much needed technical services with the help of volunteers from the US and the Philippines during the pandemic

The news of the first COVID-19 vaccine administered in the UK came as a relief to the highly unusual year we have been experiencing and …

Want to Volunteer Remotely? Apply Today!

| AVOP

Our Farmer-to-Farmer volunteers are staying busy during quarantine! Even though the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented volunteers from traveling internationally, volunteers continue impacting farmers, agribusinesses, and cooperatives abroad. Read more to learn about what volunteer opportunities are currently available.

COVID-19 PANDEMIC IMPACT TO F2F COCOS HOST ORGANIZATIONS

| Grameen Foundation

The COVID-19 Situation in the Philippines

A nationwide community quarantine was declared by the Government of the Philippines on 16 March 2020, in response to the COVID -19 Pandemic. The strict confinement measures halted almost all business and social activity that had drastic effects on the economy. It is estimated …

Virtual F2F Assignments

| AVOP

Stay home, stay safe, and volunteer! Despite current travel restrictions, the Farmer-to-Farmer program continues its impactful work through virtual assignments. Read more to learn about virtual assignments and what volunteer opportunities are currently available.

Skilllanthropy in the Philippines

| Grameen Foundation

The Farmer-to-Farmer Capacity Building of the Coconut Sub Sector (F2F COCOS) program in the Philippines provides technical assistance improving productivity, profitability, and access to financial services. Volunteers donating their unique skills and talents are helping poor coconut farmers in the Philippines through Grameen's Farmer-to-Farmer COCOS program. Volunteers are experts in agriculture, food processing and supply chains, marketing and business, banking and finance, international development and more...

Webinar: "What is Rural Tourism? Opportunities for Development"

| ACDI/VOCA

As the COVID-19 crisis impacts traditional tourism and constrains travelers’ ability to gather in large groups, we see small group rural tourism as the best way safely forward. Our discussants will examine rural tourism, how it can equip communities to prosper economically, and how host communities can prepare to leverage this promising change.