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  1. Expanding Opportunities Worldwide ACDI/VOCA is dedicated to improving lives and livelihoods worldwide through Agribusiness Systems Enterprise Development Financial Services Community Development

  2. Agribusiness SystemsEquitable growth through competitive agribusiness To improve productivity, capture market share and maximize returns, ACDI/VOCA imparts technical skills, market knowledge and a business approach to farming.

  3. Enterprise DevelopmentSustainable increases in entrepreneurs’ incomes ACDI/VOCA identifies growth opportunities and alleviates business constraints. We improve productivity and competitiveness, create an enabling environment, expand access to business services and promote inter-firm collaboration.

  4. Financial ServicesEnabling enterprise, fueling growth ACDI/VOCA provides financial services to enterprises and households, working with local institutions to expand outreach, increase efficiency and scale, and achieve sustainability.

  5. Community DevelopmentOrganizing for social and economic gains ACDI/VOCA mobilizes economic actors, local government and civil society to address immediate needs and build capacity to sustain economic growth. We are dedicated to participatory approaches.

  6. For 43 years and in 145 countries ACDI/VOCA has fostered vibrant communities, effective organizations and enterprises that can manage and finance themselves. Current 90+ projects in almost 40 countries Former

  7. ACDI/VOCA is distinguished by its: • grassroots organizing • private-sector orientation • dedication to beneficiary gains in income, jobs and savings • legacy of lasting institutions and organizations • vast talent bank • experience working on a regional/global scale • network of U.S. and international partners • systems approach to solving development problems

  8. Volunteers: An Important Resource • ACDI/VOCA implements approximately 300 volunteer assignments per year • Volunteers save ACDI/VOCA & the U.S. government $10 million per year • ACDI/VOCA manages a volunteer databases that includes more than 8,800 experts

  9. 11 Associate & Active Members AgriBank, Farm Credit Bank CHS, Inc. CoBank, ACB GROWMARK, Inc. Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd. Land O’ Lakes National Council of Farmer Cooperatives Nationwide Insurance Southern States Cooperative, Inc. Terra Institute