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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

Germana watches her maize harvest pickup

Taking the Market to the Farmer

Even when farmers have good harvests, a lack of market access prevents them from running businesses that truly thrive.

4 Apr 2016 Our Ideas Innovations Tanzania


3 Nutritious Farm-to-Table Recipes from East Africa

Farmers in Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania discuss food insecurity before sharing some of their favorite farm-to-table recipes.

25 Jan 2016 Farmer Stories Our Ideas Kenya Rwanda Tanzania

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Q&A With Sarah Hylden, East Africa Logistics Director

Our East Africa logistics director reflects on the past year and what’s in store for 2016 and beyond.

14 Dec 2015 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile Tanzania

Sakina Nyaulingo

Smallholder Harvests are Educating Youth in Tanzania

Sakina dreamed of providing her children with a quality education, but was struggling to put food on the table.

26 Oct 2015 Farmer Stories Tanzania

Rajesh Ndola and family

This Farmer Beat the Odds to Feed His Family and Community

By becoming a community leader, Rajesh achieved food security for both his family and his neighbors.

21 Oct 2015 Farmer Stories Tanzania

Staff train farmers using a measuring string

Get The Dirt On Soil Testing in Tanzania

In the farming business, ensuring long-term profitability means farmers must take care of their most important asset: their land.

15 Oct 2015 Our Ideas Soil Tanzania

Regina Muhehe and her family

On Tanzania Farmers' Day, Regina Muhehe's Harvest Stands Out

One hard-working farmer found a way to provide for her family and help them achieve their goals.

7 Aug 2015 Farmer Stories Solar Tanzania

Jimmy and Suzana Nziku with solar lights

Feeding the Next Generation in Tanzania

When Jimmy and Suzana were unable to afford their children's education, they knew they needed to make a change.

4 Aug 2015 Farmer Stories Tanzania

Maria Ngunda in her sunflower farm

Turning Sunflowers Into Sauce In Tanzania

In this two-part series, we’ve asked two sunflower farmers in Tanzania to show us how they use their sunflower seeds in cooking.

21 Jul 2015 Farmer Stories Tanzania

Staff working at our Bungoma offices

How To Recruit Top Talent in East Africa

There are many secret ingredients to the perfect recruitment sauce. Here are three that we're confident in.

15 Jul 2015 Working At One Acre Fund Kenya Uganda Tanzania Burundi Rwanda

Maria Ngunda

10 Farmers Show Off Their Sunflower Seeds in Tanzania

10 Tanzanian farmers show off their fields and tell us why they love growing these bright flowers.

11 May 2015 Farmer Stories Tanzania

Phelix helps load a truck

The Low-Down on Logistics at One Acre Fund

Phelix Oyath is our newest senior warehouse associate, having climbed from field officer to a logistics management position.

6 Feb 2015 Working At One Acre Fund Innovations Kenya Tanzania

OAF Malawi

The Road to 1 Million Farmers: New Country Expansion at One Acre Fund

As we seek to expand, we look at several factors influencing our ability help those communities we hope to reach.

25 Jul 2013 One Acre Fund News Tanzania Ethiopia Kenya Rwanda Burundi

Delivering a Health Response to COVID-19

At a time of a global health crisis, we are drawing on our deep delivery expertise and trusted community ties to respond to emerging farmer needs.

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