Active Food for Progress Projects

El Salvador 2011 Government of El Salvador
Advance economic and social development in El Salvador through 9 projects focused on increasing the trade capacity of the public and private sector, providing technical assistance to fruit, vegetable, and livestock farmers, and improving infrastructure.
Mauritania 2013 Government of Mauritania
Food security, nutrition, and poverty reduction in rural areas. 
Guatemala 2014 Government of Guatemala
Strengthen and integrate the actions of consortia of research institutions and value chain actors. 
Kenya, Tanzania, & Malawi 2014 Global Communitiies/CHF
Increasing access to finance and markets for agribusiness small and medium enterprises. The program includes a loan guarantee facility backed by U.S. International Development Finance Corporation.
Nicaragua 2014 Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Increase productivity and expand trade of the cacao and dual-purpose livestock value chains. 
Tanzania 2014 Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF)
Investment capital and entrepreneurial training to agribusiness SMEs. Support investees to strengthen their relationship with and services to smallholder farmers.
Benin 2015 Partners for Development (PfD)
Increase productivity through technical and business management capacity building of pienapple farmers; improve processing and expand and facilitate trade. 
Benin 2015 TechnoServe
Increase agricultural productivity in the cashew value chain by increasing use of improved techniques and technologies and increase the trade of cashew and cashew apply products by increasing investment in processing infrastructure and technologies. 
Dominican Republic 2015 National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA/CLUSA)
Improving the value-added in production of dairy and beef and achieving meat equivalencies with APHIS and FSIS import requirements.
Jordan 2015 Government of Jordan
Develop country-wide agricultural improvements.
Mali 2015 Government of Mali
Country-wide agricultural development programming to meet local needs.
Burkina Faso 2016 Lutheran World Relief
Increasing and improving production of sesame to meet quality standards and enhancing marketing strategies to increase sesame trade.  
Guatemala 2016 Counterpart International
Train the Ministry of Agriculture, NGOs, and private sector extension agents in the tools and delivery of extension services in Guatemala, increase agricultural productivity and develop the capacities of coffee producer groups for improved markets and trade. 
Haiti 2016 Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Increase cacao and other inter-related crop production by improving farm management; Expand trade of Haitian cacao by improving post-production processing and handling.
Pakistan 2016 Winrock International
Increasing production of tomatoes, red chilis, bananas, dates and improving market access through cold storage. 
Honduras 2017 TechnoServe
Facilitate access to direct marketing relationships, financial services, and other business services for coffee producers.
Jordan 2017 Government of Jordan
Address a variety of water issues for agriculture and drinking water.
Laos 2017 Winrock International
Increasing production and reducing post-harvest losses of clean horticulture; improving certification systems and increasing market access.  
Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau 2017 Shelter for Life 
Increase quality, productivity and efficiency in the Cashew value chain to expand trade and improve transportation infrastructure to rural cashew communities.
Sri Lanka 2017 International Executive Service Corps (IESC)
Supports farmers and enterprises to meet the demands of Sri Lanka’s dairy sector and catalyze sustainable growth.
Cambodia 2018 ASA/WSHH
Improve the production of fish for domestic and tourist demand, and increase productivity of freshwater fish ponds through adoption of commercial aquaculture feed. 
Ecuador,El Salvador, Guatemal, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru 2018 TechnoServe
Catalyze a cycle of renovation and rehabilitation (R&R) investments for long-term growth by training coffee and cacao farmers to conduct R&R, and by connecting them with access to quality inputs, affordable financing and higher-value trading models.
Egypt 2018 Venture 37 / Land O'Lakes 
Build capacity of the newly-established National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) to create a functioning entity to oversee food safety to expand domestic and international trade of food products. 
Georgia 2018 Venture 37 / Land O'Lakes 
Increase agricultural productivity in the dairy and beef sectors expand the trade of dairy and beef products.
Philippines 2018 ACDI/VOCA
Increase coffee production, value chain services, and coffee exports. 
Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria 2019 CNFA
Increas competitiveness of cashew producers by improving efficiency and quality and developing coherent regional trade and investment policies.
Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. 2019 Venture 37 / Land O'Lakes 
Leverage private sector investents in SPS capacity by enhancing public private partnerships. Implementation is done with and through the EAC and National SPS Committees. 
Ethiopia 2019 TechnoServe
Increase trade in the Ethiopian coffee sector and increase productivity through improved practices by combining a conditional cash transfer program with a practical training program. 
Indonesia 2019 NCBA/CLUSA
Improving the quality of black pepper, vanilla, and cinnamon production through processing and supply aggregations. 
Paraguay 2019 International Executive Service Corps (IESC)
Improve trade environment by decreasing the cost and time of import and export transactions.  
Philippines 2019 Winrock International
Promoting adoption of Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures. 
Bangladesh 2020 Venture 37 / Land O'Lakes 
Update policy, provide technical and operational capacity building, and expand essential agricultural trade infrastucture. 
Colombia 2020 Partners of the Americas
Structure and develop resilient and performing supply chians and position them for higher value cacao and complementary crops markets.
Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria 2020 TechnoServe
Improve access to finance and establish a commercial cashew industry investment fund and expand trade of agricultural products by improving competitiveness of the West African cashew processing sector. 
Dominican Republic 2020 International Executive Service Corps (IESC)
Improve efficiency, coordination, and transparency of the trade, commercialization, and safety of food and agricultural products. 
Uganda 2020 Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Increase vanilla production, improve quality, strengthen compliance with food safety standards and develop sustainable market linkages with both U.S. and global vanilla companies. 
Malawi 2022 Winrock International
Addressing climate adapability through a climate smart agriculture focused project
Jamaica 2022 ACDI/VOCA
Restoring and strengthening Jamaican ginger, turmeric, and pimento pepper.
Burundi 2022 TechnoServe
Improving coffee production and quality 
El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras 2022 International Executive Service Corps (IESC)
A cross-cutting project incorporating climate smart agriculture, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, and Trade Facilitation Agreement implementation
Nigeria 2022 Lutheran World Relief
Improving cacao tracibility
Thailand 2022 Winrock International
Implementating climate smart agricultural approaches in Thailand and establishing a regional hub for training
Peru 2022 NCBA/CLUSA
Building up the spice value chains of ginger, turmeric, and oregano