Farmer Financial Diaries
We speak to three farmers - from Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania - to understand how they are coping with the effects of COVID-19.
Responding to COVID-19: An Open Letter from our Executive Director
Our Executive Director shares an important operational update as we work to respond to the challenges of COVID-19 and maintain essential services for farmers.
From Seed to Soap: Delivering a Health Response to COVID-19
At a time of a global health crisis, we are drawing on our deep delivery expertise, trusted community ties, and commitment to putting Farmers First, to respond to emerging farmer needs.
COVID-19 Update on our Millionth Farmer Group
Despite the numerous challenges that the coronavirus brings, farmers are doing their best to make ends meet until the next harvest.
Using Technology to Support Farming in the Face of COVID-19
In our new reality of a global health pandemic, we have turned to technology to keep agriculture open for business.
Putting Farmers First During a Global Health Crisis
In this uncertain time, food security is more essential than ever. We’re rapidly reinventing our services to keep farmers safe and well-supported in the era of social distancing.
Letter From Andrew Youn: One Million Farmers Served
One Acre Fund CEO Andrew Youn shares his reflections on the lessons learnt on our journey to serving one million farmers across Africa.
Three Tips to Help your Farm Cope with Climate Change in East Africa
East Africa has seen several weather pattern changes in the recent past. Here, we share climate-smart agriculture tips to help farmers in the region cope better with unpredictable weather.
One Acre Fund Rwanda Launches Joint Maize Seed Processing Plant
In 2019, One Acre Fund started producing hybrid maize seed in Rwanda with two domestic partners. We believe it’s a game-changer for farmers in the country.
Meet The African Billionaire Advocating for Farming
Why is Strive Masiyiwa, one of the continent’s most prominent CEOs, so invested in the agriculture sector?
Responding to Fall Armyworm Outbreaks in Africa
A case study, produced in partnership with USAID, details the impact of Fall Armyworm in the communities we serve and shares our experience in responding to the crisis.
Food Security and Kenya’s Big Four Agenda
Kenya’s Deputy President joins One Acre Fund to celebrate the farmers who feed our nation.
We Asked: What Role Do Today’s Youth See For Themselves in Agribusiness?
So we asked four young adults for their views on youth in agribusiness. Here are their opinions.
African Farmers Stung by Climate Change Await Return of New Season Rains
Extreme weather is a hallmark of climate change, and smallholder farmers we work with are already feeling the toll.
To Build Rural Economies, Offer Farmers Choice
We believe farmers should be treated as clients, not beneficiaries. Here's why.
Designing Tech for Rural Areas
One Acre Fund's Global Director of Technology on why it's an exciting time to be a techie and humanitarian in East Africa.
Crop Insurance Can Improve Food Security in Africa
One proven tool to increase farmers’ resilience is crop insurance, but more government support is needed.
5 Digital Innovations Making A Difference Outside The City
Cutting-edge technology isn’t just for the big city. Here’s how new innovations are making a difference across rural Kenya.
Social Entrepreneurs: Invest in Trees
Investing in trees might not sound like the most exciting investment, but trees can offer financial and social returns for years to come.
Why Kenyan Feminists Should Advocate for Financial Equality
If more rural women had access to financing, a lot of things could change -- both for individual families and entire communities.