Opinion: Farmer-to-Farmer: Making a Difference


It is easy to feel that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought life to a standstill. But life does carry on. Every day, the news is full of stories that illustrate the innovative solutions that individuals and organizations are adopting to adapt to this challenging environment—and when needed, to fulfill their …

Volunteer to Tajikistan Shares How to Advocate to End World Hunger


Written by María Cecilia Pfund on 2/13/2020

Food truly unites us all. It is a cultural experience and being immersed in another culture opened my eyes to foods and traditions that enhanced my life in many ways.

Last month, I returned home to Washington, D.C., from a short-term volunteer …

Volunteer Reflects on 100+ Assignments


Meet Ross Penhallegon, a volunteer heading out this month on his 109th assignment. He and his wife Kate are dedicated to helping people around the globe. They’ve volunteered 1,417 days, that’s nearly four years, in pursuit of this objective. Before heading to Kyrgyzstan for their 21st trip there, we caught …

Resilience During a Pandemic

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USAID Farmer-to-Farmer Guatemala Host Adapts Business Model and Perseveres

Like others throughout the world, many farmers and agribusinesses are beginning to suffer substantial economic losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of them, however, are leveraging knowledge and skills gained through the USAID-funded Farmer-to-Farmer Program (F2F) and are now better-positioned to …