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Malawi Government Impressed with USAID Funded Farmer-to-Farmer Project

| Chancy Namadzunda

Authorities have expressed satisfaction with the efforts by the Washington DC based non partisan organization, called the Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) for implementing a five year project called Farmer-to-Farmer observed it has generated a rapid and sustainable economic growth in Malawi's agricultural sector.

The project started in 2013 …

About Farmer-to-Farmer Video: Meet CRS Volunteer Jeff Semler F2F Volunteers Share Soil Nutrient Management and Best Irrigation Methods for Saline Soils in Gujarat, India

| FAMU

Imagine living in a place where the land is so dry it barely produces enough crops to sustain a small, family farm – let alone provide a stable agricultural income to its community. Now, add to that the challenge of that community being in a coastal area where most irrigation water contains too much salt, making it unusable for growing healthy, sustainable plant crops.

Host Spotlight: Federación Comercializadora de Café Especial de Guatemala

| Partners of the Americas

The Federacion Comercializadora de Café Especial de Guatemala (FECCEG) is an association of small organic coffee producers established in 2006. FECCEG currently works with 10 cooperatives in Chimaltenango, Huehuetenango, Quiché, Sololá, San Marcos, and Quetzaltenango, and over 1,000 farmers, of which more than 350 are women. Their mission is to promote and …

NMSU Volunteers Share Experience from F2F SPSP in Colombia

| Ximena Tapia

This article was originally written by Ximena Tapia and published by NMSU here.

Read more about NMSU’s Can Do Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) program under VEGA’s Special Program Support Project (SPSP) here

New Mexico State University is helping post-conflict Colombia get back on its feet through the …

about NMSU Volunteers Share Experience from F2F SPSP in Colombia U.S. Shiitake-Farmer Volunteers Work with Oyster Mushroom Farmers in Ghana

| Marc Mcilhone

Volunteering with USAID agency’s ACDI/VOCA Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Lost Creek Mushroom Farm owners Douglass and Dr. Sandra Williams traveled to Ghana, West Africa, to work with mushroom farmers at Bemcom Youth Enterprises Association, in collaboration with the Williams’ Mushrooms in Ghana Project.

Under the auspices of USAID agency’s ACDI/VOCA Farmer-to-Farmer Program, …

Western Innovator: Students Get Real-World Lessons

| Dianna Toyer

In their FFA and agriscience classes, students at Mackay High School in central Idaho are enrolling in college classes and experiencing unforgettable lessons through an innovative and flexible curriculum.

Under the supervision of Trent Van Leuven, 34, agriscience instructor and FFA adviser, students enroll in college classes, become certified to …