Learn more about the people we serve, the challenges they face and see our work in action.
Transparently sharing the reasons for staff reduction in Kenya
One Acre Fund CEO shares an important operational update about the Tupande program.
How climate change is impacting smallholders in Malawi
This Earth Day - a day dedicated to raising awareness of the challenges our Earth faces and galvanizing action to protect it - we’re highlighting how smallholder farming communities are being affected by climate change.
Why healthy soils are critical to building smallholders’ climate resilience
Maintaining and improving soil health is essential to ensuring farmers can stay resilient in the face of increasing pressures on land and a changing climate. Healthy soils produce better harvests, meaning farmers can harvest more even on small areas of land, and healthy soils mean healthier crops that are more resilient to extreme weather events.
Investing in a new generation of farming entrepreneurs
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.
Cyclone Freddy Causes Devastation For Malawian Farm Families
Earlier this week, southern Malawi was devastated by Cyclone Freddy, the longest and most energetic tropical storm ever recorded.
How Agriculture Financing Solutions Help Families Achieve Food Security
Smallholder farmers face many challenges, but one of the toughest is accessing the finance they need to buy essential farming products like seed and fertilizer.
Why Climate-Smart Agriculture Is So Important For Smallholder Farmers
Enabling farmers to adopt climate-smart approaches to farming helps build more sustainable food systems that protect the environment, improve smallholder livelihoods, and create new business opportunities. This is critically important as the world grapples with the combined challenges of climate change and economic crisis.
The Case For Farming Insurance To Help Smallholders Build Climate Resilience
Farming insurance is an emerging tool in climate risk management that can help ensure smallholders are able to plant again the following season even if crops fail in the current one, and encourage them to take risks to invest more in their farms even when the climate is so unpredictable.
One Acre Fund's Climate Commitments
We’re launching a 10-year climate strategy committed to building the resilience of smallholder farmers in the face of a changing climate.
Smallholder Farmers Need to be Higher Up the Climate Agenda – Here’s Why
Only by equipping smallholder farmers with the tools they need to withstand the impacts of climate change can we achieve sustainable and equitable food systems.
Feeding Sub-Saharan Africa: The challenges we face and how we can achieve food security
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.
Increasing Equity in Compensation and Benefits
Our Executive Director introduces the organization-wide changes we rolled out last month as part of our work to improve equity in our pay, benefits, and performance management systems.
2021 Annual Report: Cultivating New Frontiers
Our Executive Director shares how we innovated to create additional, diverse pathways to improve food security and livelihoods among farmers in a challenging farming year.
Introducing Tupande by One Acre Fund
One Acre Fund Kenya launches new services for farmers under a new name.
Essmart and One Acre Fund Partner to Expand Farmer Services
After successfully piloting farmer services in Bihar, India, we’re now partnering with Essmart, a last-mile distribution company, to increase access to agricultural products for rural farmers in Northern India.
Evolving our Enrolment to Serve More Farmers in Kenya
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.
Using Mobile Tech to Shape Smallholder Farming in Rwanda
With a simple feature phone, Rwanda's smallholder farmers have access to the quality farming inputs and training they need to grow more food and earn more money.
Why Smallholder Farmers Should be Front and Centre of Discussions at COP26
The climate footprint of the average smallholder farmer is minimal, yet they are among the worst impacted by a changing climate.
Impact Challenge: Innovating to Double Farmer Profit
Our countries and global departments share how we’re innovating to multiply farmer impact by 2024 and deliver $1 billion in impact in terms of food and income by 2030.
Celebrating Women Farmers: the Backbone of Africa's Rural Agriculture
Women farmers tend to invest more in their homes and families, thereby fuelling the prosperity of their communities.
Smallholder Farming - at the Centre of our Food Systems
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.
Achieving a Zero-Hunger World Together
One Acre Fund participates in the global push to transform food systems through the UN Food Systems Summit
Providing Last-Mile Delivery for Farmers across Sub-Saharan Africa
Our delivery experts, John Genga and Leah Atieno, share One Acre Fund’s experience delivering life-changing products to more than a million farmers and share the lessons we have learnt along the way.
Meet the Farming ‘Activist’ who Helped Revolutionize Food Production
We take a trip back in time with John Gachunga, who co-founded One Acre Fund alongside our Executive Director, Andrew Youn, 15 years ago.