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Collection of USAID Partners: Agriculture
ACDI/VOCA Armenia Farmer to Farmer by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
Since 1992 ACDI/VOCA has implemented numerous projects aimed at improving Russian agriculture and increasing the sustainability of agricultural enterprises. One proven method is teaching new skills and techniques to farmers through the Farmer to Farmer (FtF) program. FtF is a worldwide initiative that seeks to develop the sustainability of private agricultural enterprises and support organizations, as well as rural finance organizations. U.S. volunteers provide technical assistance to farmers, farm groups, agribusinesses and rural credit organizations in 10 developing and transitional countries in Eurasia and eastern Africa.
Action for West African Region (AWARE) by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has developed a five-year regional health improvement strategy to support this effort. To transform this strategy into reality, USAID is supporting the Action for West Africa Region Reproductive Health (AWARE-RH) Project in 21 West African countries. This site is made possible through USAID Corporate agreement No. 688-A-00-03-00065-00. The opinions expressed herein are those of AWARE-RH and do not necessarily reflect the views of project funders.
African Agricultural Technology Foundation by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
The start-up of the AATF was funded by The Rockefeller Foundation, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and The United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID). The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is a not-for-profit foundation that is designed to facilitate public-private partnerships for the access and delivery of appropriate technologies to the resource-poor smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. Its mission is food security and poverty reduction, and its structure and operations draw upon the best practices and resources of both the public and private sectors. In pursuing its mission, the AATF links the needs of resource-poor farmers with potential technological solutions; it acquires technologies from technology providers through royalty free licenses or agreements along with associated materials and know how for use on behalf of Africa's resource-poor farmers; it establishes partnerships with existing institutions to adapt agricultural technology to African circumstances; it ensures compliance with all laws associated with the use of these technologies; and it promotes the wide distribution of the technologies as appropriate.
Agriculture Biotechnology Support Project II (ABSP II) by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
ABSPII is a USAID-funded consortium of public and private sector institutions that supports scientists, regulators, extension workers, farmers and the general public in developing countries to make informed decisions about agricultural biotechnology. Where demand exists, ABSPII focuses on the safe and effective development and commercialization of bio-engineered crops as a complement to traditional and organic agricultural approaches. The project helps boost food security, economic growth, nutrition and environmental quality in East and West Africa, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and the Philippines. The consortium develops innovative, pragmatic solutions, building on the successes of the Agricultural Biotechnology Support Project (ABSP) that was led for over a decade by Michigan State University. ABSPII works collaboratively with the Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS) and the South Asia Biosafety Program (SABP).
AgVANTAGE by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
AgVANTAGE (formerly known as Support Added Value Enterprises) is a multi-year, multi-million Activity funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by ACDI/VOCA, a private, non-profit, U.S. international consulting and development organization. This website is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). AgVANTAGE Mission is to strengthen the capacity of Georgia's agricultural sector to respond to export opportunities by mitigating critical constraints and by enabling Georgian producers, processors and marketers to compete successfully in international markets
Bean/Cowpea CRSP by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
USAID Funded. No apparent recent updates to the page. The Bean/Cowpea Collaborative Research Support Program (CRSP) is a research and training program that supports international research partnerships to increase the availability of beans and cowpeas (which in the U.S. are mainly black-eyed peas). Participants, from the Latin America and Caribbean Region, East/Southern Africa Region, West Africa Region and the U.S., work in collaborative projects concentrating on all aspects of food handling from improved production technologies or strategies through food processing and the development of value-added products especially for urban markets.
CGIAR: RENEWAL - HIV/AIDS by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
RENEWAL is a growing regional "network-of-networks" in sub-Saharan Africa. Currently active in five hub countries (Malawi, Uganda, Zambia, South Africa and Kenya) RENEWAL comprises national networks of food- and nutrition-relevant organizations (public, private and non-governmental) together with partners in AIDS and public health. RENEWAL aims to enhance understanding of the worsening interactions between HIV/AIDS and food and nutrition security.
Collaborative Research Support Programs (CRSPS) by Sebastian Toledo — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
Collaborative Research Support Programs (CRSPs) focus the capabilities of U.S. land grant universities to carry out the international food and agricultural research mandate of the U.S. Government. The CRSPs are funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), as well as collaborating organizations in the U.S. and collaborating countries. These collaborative agricultural research and agribusiness support programs benefit both the United States and developing/transitional countries with which the United States collaborates.
Community-Based Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Agriculture (CONASA) by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
CONASA is a USAID funded program for natural resource management and sustainable agriculture working in the southern province of Zambia The CONASA program is a consortium of three organizations: CARE Zambia, African Wildlife Foundation and Wildlife Conservation Society of New York
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) by librarian2 — last modified Jul 20, 2014 11:03 PM
CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring more sustainable management of natural resources. It is carried out by 15 Centers, that are members of the CGIAR Consortium, in close collaboration with hundreds of partner organizations, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, and the private sector.
Costa Rica GeoCafe by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
Funded by USAID, maintained by USGS/EROS Data Center
Crop Crisis Control Project by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
Crop Crisis Control Project USAID is listed as a funder. The Crop Crisis Control Project (C3P) is a regional response to the ... Read More USAID is listed as a funder. The Crop Crisis Control Project (C3P) is a regional response to the catastrophic spread of Cassava Mosaic Virus Disease (CMD) and Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) in Eastern and Central Africa. Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) join a network of regional associations and agricultural institutes, country-level agricultural research organizations, and local implementing partners in proposing the Crop Crisis Control Project (C3P), an 18-month initiative to intensify, and bring coordination to, the fight against Cassava Mosaic Virus Disease (CMD) and Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) in six countries of Central and East Africa ? Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
USAID is listed as a partner. The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) is a membership-based organization registered in Kenya as a Company Limited by Guarantee and without share capital. It will operate as a non-profit, non-political, non-denominational organization, which will prepare, disseminate, and promote the exchange of information on matters affecting the regional grain industry. It incorporates the key stakeholders in the regional grain industry including public sector and allied parastatals.
Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer Program by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
The John Ogonowski Farmer-to-Farmer Program provides voluntary technical assistance to farmers, farm groups, and agribusinesses in developing and transitional countries to promote sustainable improvements in food processing, production, and marketing.
Food Security III by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
The lead project in the MSU Agricultural Economics portfolio of food security and food policy activities is the Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, which is between the US Agency for International Development, EGAT/AGR Bureau cooperating closely with Africa/SD Bureau, USAID African Field Missions and the MSU Department of Agricultural Economics. Outputs by MSU and host-country collaborators on FS III and related projects funded through other sources are listed in the Directories below. No USAID Logo.
GeoCafe by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
The GeoCafe project offers innovative on-line information tools in support of specialty coffee production, certification, and marketing. It offers online coffee map services and coffee search tools that help coffee traders locate the type of bean they are looking for. Coupled with aerial photos and an assorted set of images, you can use the GeoCafe to make "virtual" visits to coffee farms and coffee regions without leaving the comfort of your living room or office. The GeoCafe has been developed with funding from the USAID Quality Coffee Program and it is implemented by the USGS National Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS), CATIE and ICAFE (Costa Rica), ANACAFE (Guatemala), and IDIAF and CODOCAFE (Dominican Republic)."
Global Livestock CRSP by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
Funds for the GL-CRSP are granted for a five-year period by the United States Agency for International Development. A minimum cost-sharing contribution of 25 percent from participating US institutions is required. The projects also receive substantial contributions from host country collaborators and leveraged funds. The goal of the GL-CRSP is to increase food security and improve the quality of life of people in developing countries while bringing an international focus to the research, teaching and extension efforts of U.S. institutions. This goal is to be met through collaboration between U.S. land-grant institutions and national and regional institutions abroad that are active in livestock research and development.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) CRSP by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
USAID Funded. Implemented by Virginia Tech. The IPM CRSP develops and implements approaches to integrated pest management that help raise the standard of living and improve the environment in countries around the world.
International Fertilizer Development Center by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
The Coastal Resources Center (CRC) at the University of Rhode Island (URI) understands the need for and value of partnering with individuals and organizations in its work around the world. This includes private citizens, community groups, and government, academic, nongovernmental, and private organizations and agencies. This is complemented by external partners with a history o fsuccessfully working in the place. The Center?s program staff bring many decades of collective experience?yet its greatest strength comes from the wide array of talented partners with whom it collaborates
One Ocean by librarian2 — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
This website was made possible through support provided by the USAID under the terms of Contract No. AID 492-C-00-03-00022-00.. With the completion of CRMP in 2004, OneOcean now serves as the web site of the Fisheries Improved for Sustainable Harvest Project (FISH), documenting experiences and lessons from the FISH Project's implementation, while maintaining the rich information resource developed during CRMP's time (1996-2004).
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