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Jesca Namusoke at her home

A Business of Her Own

Jesca Namusoke is using her One Acre Fund income to build a poultry business and send her children to university.

13 Feb 2018 Farmer Stories

Judith Wanyama, One Acre Fund

Moonshot Ideas in Agriculture

What’s the next big thing in farming? Here are five ideas that could revolutionize how we feed the world.

9 Feb 2018 Our Ideas Innovations

Rwanda Crop Research Station

In Case You Missed It: News Roundup

Catch up on the latest news about One Acre Fund’s policy and partnerships work

9 Feb 2018 One Acre Fund News Trees

Mary Bomani, Solar Lamp

High-Impact Organizations We Love

There are many great nonprofits and social enterprises doing impactful work to end hunger and poverty.

24 Jan 2018 Our Ideas

beatrice_baraza_planting

Smallholder Farmers are Key to Food Security

To improve food security, the government should adopt more solutions that directly benefit smallholder farmers.

22 Jan 2018 Our Ideas

Rwandan Tree Delivery

Celebrating Milestones and Looking Ahead

2017 was a year full of challenges, successes, and opportunities. Here are just a few of the highlights.

2 Jan 2018 One Acre Fund News Innovations Trees

Davis & Emelda Mukolwe

Why One Acre Fund Farmers Are Excited About Trees

Two grevillea farmers explain just how great these trees have been for their farm's health and productivity.

8 Sep 2017 Farmer Stories Trees

Marakalu, Kenya

A Village Transformed

Farmers in Marakalu, Kenya share their stories of hope and success.

22 Aug 2017 Farmer Stories Solar Kenya

Theresa Wanyama with photos

10 Years With One Acre Fund

Theresa Wanyama was one of the first farmers to join One Acre Fund. She hasn't looked back since.

18 Aug 2017 Farmer Stories Kenya

Kakamega HQ in Kenya

Taking A Look Inside One Acre Fund's New Headquarters

Take a video tour of One Acre Fund's new headquarters in Kenya.

5 Jul 2017 Working At One Acre Fund Video Kenya

Matthew and Everline Wakhungu

Here's how Mobile Phones Are Making Difference in Kenya's Farmers' Lives

A look at the huge impact digitized loan repayments is having on Kenyan smallholder farmers.

8 Jun 2017 Our Ideas Innovations Kenya

Tilling Soil in Kenya

Climate Change Is Already A Reality For The World's Farmers

One Acre Fund releases statement following announcement of U.S. intention to withdraw from Paris climate agreement.

2 Jun 2017 Our Ideas Climate Change

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Closing The Access Gap For Smallholder Farmers

Scientists around the globe work hard every day to solve the world’s toughest challenges. But for one of humanity’s biggest problems, the solution already exists.

1 Jun 2017 Our Ideas

Mobile repayment at One Acre Fund

UN Study: Digitization of Kenyan Farmer Payments Helps Tackle Poverty

For those who want to work in rural Africa, this success story is a must-read.

31 May 2017 One Acre Fund News Innovations

Ambassador Mark Green

One Acre Fund Applauds Nomination of Green to Lead USAID

One Acre Fund is delighted with the news that Ambassador Mark Green will be nominated by President Donald Trump to be the next administrator of USAID

11 May 2017 One Acre Fund News

Winrose Wachiye of Kenya

How One Kenyan Farmer Beat 2017's Drought

Winrose Wachiye beat last 2017’s drought in Kenya in part because of techniques she learned from One Acre Fund.

8 May 2017 Farmer Stories Climate Change Kenya

Roger Thurow revisits One Acre Fund in 2017

Catching Up With Farmers From The Last Hunger Season

Renowned author and journalist Roger Thurow revisits One Acre Fund, six years after he first profiled our work in his book, The Last Hunger Season.

12 Apr 2017 Farmer Stories Climate Change Kenya

Mwaiwathu Group Planting Malawi

Trump Plan To Cut Foreign Aid Endangers U.S. Interests

President Donald Trump’s plan to slash U.S. foreign aid in favor of increased military spending is likely to have the opposite effect he intends.

11 Apr 2017 Our Ideas

Drought-affected soil close up

Climate Funds Should Target Smallholder Farmers

How can we get farmers the resources they need to put climate-smart farming into practice?

21 Feb 2017 Our Ideas Climate Change

Yvonne Philip and her daughter Promise in Chiradzulu, Malawi

A New Partnership for Africa's Smallholder Farmers

One Acre Fund and the Global Innovation Fund launch a new partnership to build customized solutions for boosting crop productivity and fighting hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa.

17 Feb 2017 One Acre Fund News

We're Looking for Leaders

Explore One Acre Fund's career opportunities. Positions open across 10 countries in Africa. 

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