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One Acre Fund Soil Lab Team

Behind the Scenes at One Acre Fund’s Soil Lab

“When farmers get the right information and do the right things, they can put enough food on the table.”

5 Jun 2018 Working At One Acre Fund

Leonce  Nbaboyakema

What It’s Like to Manage a 1,000-Person Team

A quick Q&A with Leonce Ngaboyakema, our field execution lead in Rwanda.

28 May 2018 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

Cissy's Pharmacy 3

Opening A Clinic With Her Harvests

Mangalena Nsaiga used the income from her farm to help her daughter Cissy open a pharmacy and medical clinic in Uganda.

9 May 2018 Farmer Stories

Upendo Malata, Tanzanian farmer

What Climate Change Means for Agriculture in Africa

Farmers who depend on rain to grow crops are already feeling the effects of our changing climate.

20 Apr 2018 Our Ideas Climate Change

Ayanda OAF

Reinventing Your Career At the Senior Level

Making a career transition at a senior level can be daunting. But a change can also be deeply rewarding.

23 Mar 2018 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

Christine Ashinjila

Christine's Path to Independence

“Before joining One Acre Fund, all I could think of was buying food for the children. Now, I have extra money to invest.”

7 Mar 2018 Farmer Stories

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

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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

Congressman Fortenberry, Moses Ariong and David Hong

Advocating for Farmers on Capitol Hill

One Acre Fund staff meet with a U.S. Congressman to discuss the importance of smallholder farmers.

12 Jan 2018 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

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

Staff at One Acre Fund's Soil Labs

Seven Surprising Careers in Agriculture

Working in agriculture means more than simply farming.

3 Nov 2017 Our Ideas Working At One Acre Fund

Moses Ariong

Dreaming to End Hunger

Moses Ariong shares how he’s using his career at One Acre Fund to make an impact for farmers in Uganda.

18 Oct 2017 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

Isaac Mukonyi at Kenya Ekero Research Station

Young People Are Crucial to Africa’s Rural Transformation

Africa’s agricultural industry is expected to grow, creating opportunities for young people entering the workforce.

17 Oct 2017 Our Ideas

Jerry Kamau With Coworker

Why I Left Google for a Career in Development

Here’s why some members of our staff left the corporate world to give back to their communities.

25 Sep 2017 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

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

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

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