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Three Unexpected Careers in Agriculture

Many organisations in the agricultural sector aren’t always looking for specialists in agriculture. They require a wide range of specialisations in order to function. Here, three of our staffers share what drew them to the sector.

4 Nov 2019 Working At One Acre Fund

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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.

16 Oct 2019 Our Ideas Climate Change

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Diversifying Our Team As We Grow

One Acre Fund’s Executive Director Andrew Youn talks about the organization’s biggest opportunity to improve: building a more diverse and inclusive organization.

2 Oct 2019 Working At One Acre Fund

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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.

30 Aug 2019 One Acre Fund News

Strive Masiyiwa. USAID

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?

29 May 2019 Our Ideas

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Developers for Scale: What a Career in Tech at One Acre Fund Looks Like

We might not talk about it much, but technology is an increasingly large part of how we deliver impact for our clients.

6 May 2019 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

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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.

29 Apr 2019 One Acre Fund News

Kenyan Deputy President Ruto meeting One Acre Fund staff

Food Security and Kenya’s Big Four Agenda

Kenya’s Deputy President joins One Acre Fund to celebrate the farmers who feed our nation.

5 Apr 2019 One Acre Fund News

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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.

1 Mar 2019 Farmer Stories

Moses Odoli with his drought-affected farm

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.

22 Feb 2019 Farmer Stories Climate Change

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How We Hire at One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund Executive Director Andrew Youn shares our approach to hiring — and what we plan to improve.

11 Feb 2019 Working At One Acre Fund

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To Build Rural Economies, Offer Farmers Choice

We believe farmers should be treated as clients, not beneficiaries. Here's why.

1 Feb 2019 Our Ideas Tanzania

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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.

29 Nov 2018 Our Ideas Innovations

Rose of One Acre Fund

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 Nov 2018 Our Ideas Climate Change Video

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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.

14 Aug 2018 Our Ideas Innovations Kenya

One Acre Fund Tree Loading

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.

25 Jul 2018 Our Ideas Trees Kenya

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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.

12 Jul 2018 Our Ideas Financial Inclusion Kenya

One Acre Fund Social Media Annual Report 2017

Sharing Our 2017 Annual Report

Join us as we look back upon a milestone year serving some of the world’s hardest-working people.

4 Jul 2018 One Acre Fund News

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Sprouting Seeds of Prosperity

Andria Mukamazimpaka’s investments in her farm and small business have enabled her family to thrive.

22 Jun 2018 Farmer Stories Rwanda

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How One Kenyan Farmer is Building Success Through Business

By using profits from his improved harvests, Wycklyfe Mwanje is starting to build a local business empire in western Kenya.

22 Jun 2018 Farmer Stories Kenya

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