Fifty-two-year-old One Acre Fund field officer Alphonsine Nyiransabimana dreams of a thriving agricultural industry in Rwanda, where farmers can earn a decent living. She is working to fulfill this mission by helping farmers in her local community access credit and quality seeds so that they can increase their harvests and adapt to extreme weather caused by the climate crisis.
Starting as a pilot serving 150 farmers in 2018 in Niger State, our program in Nigeria has been hugely successful – in 2022, we served over 24,000 farmers. We are rapidly scaling and expanding our work, which has the potential to transform the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of Nigeria’s smallholder farmers over the next decade.
Discover how smallholder farmers in Tanzania are adopting early-maturing and drought-resistant sunflower seeds and are reshaping agricultural practices in the face of an ever-changing climate.
One Acre Fund has recently adjusted our support for Ugandan smallholder farmers to better suit their needs.
Our Executive Director, Andrew Youn, shares his vision on why investing in young farmers is key to addressing the challenges we face in agriculture today – from sustainably feeding the world’s growing population to finding lasting solutions to resilient, profitable agriculture.
At One Acre Fund, we specialize in last-mile delivery, distributing agricultural supplies within walking distance of some of Sub-Saharan Africa’s hardest-to-reach places. And in 2022, we set up our first-ever Home Delivery Unit in Kenya.
Our Executive Director talks about the drivers of the unfolding food security crisis, and shares his vision on how we can ensure access to healthy diets for all sustainably and inclusively.
When Sally, a Marketing Strategist, joined our Kenya program in 2011, we were serving 28,000 farmers. Today, that number has grown to nearly half a million. She tells the story of how our enrolment process has evolved in this time.
Women farmers tend to invest more in their homes and families, thereby fuelling the prosperity of their communities.
Food is the most basic of human needs. It is essential not just for the health of individuals but also that of communities, which, in turn, affects the health of national economies.
Our Executive Director shares how we’re using the lessons learned from 2020 to chart our next decade of growth.
One Acre Fund CEO Andrew Youn shares his reflections on the lessons learnt on our journey to serving one million farmers across Africa.
Mangalena Nsaiga used the income from her farm to help her daughter Cissy open a pharmacy and medical clinic in Uganda.
There are many great nonprofits and social enterprises doing impactful work to end hunger and poverty.
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.
With limited access to transport, how do Kenya's remote farmers access markets to buy and sell their goods?
Developing products that would allow farmers to boost their milk production, potentially giving households more milk to consume and to sell.
"3 Reasons Why We Can Win The Fight Against Poverty"
As we head into our tenth year of operation, we are as committed as ever to helping farmers improve their productivity and incomes.
In order to have the most impact in agricultural development, a dense network of trainers is needed to communicate complex skills and knowledge quickly and efficiently.
One Acre Fund came in at number 15 on the annual list, up three places from number 18 in 2014
One Acre Fund's current Rwanda Country Director is recognized for his work in developing highly innovative programs.
When it comes to healthy eating, farmers in Muyayi, Kenya, say they now have a reason to smile again.
A brief introduction to our pilot program in Malawi - started in 2013 with just 71 farmers.