Advantages of Remote Volunteering

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Written by Nancy Wells, F2F Volunteer

The year 2020 provided an unforeseen opportunity for Grameen Foundation to validate its own program delivery risk mitigation plans. The Farmer-to-Farmer COCOS team in the Philippines had spent several years building volunteer engagements with expectations of tightly scoped deliverables …

If you Guild it, they will come: F2F Guatemala’s unique approach to virtual extension support with small ruminant associations during the pandemic

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Written by Otto Rivera, F2F Field Officer in Guatemala. This article was originally posted here.

Guatemalan smallholder farmers were hit especially hard by COVID-19’s impact on agricultural value chains. While many do not have access to technical assistance and training during normal conditions, the pandemic worsened this isolation as …


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The Situation in the Philippines

A year into the pandemic, the Government of the Philippines has urged the revitalization of industries to enable economic recovery. Quarantine restrictions have been gradually eased since June 2020, with the majority of the country moving into a less stringent community quarantine order

F2F Honors Black History Month


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


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

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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!


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.


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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 …