December 2022

Innovative Technique Produces High-Yield Seedlings Boosting Revenue Of Guatemalan Farmers

Counterpart’s activity through the USDA-funded Food for Progress program led to farmers’ enhanced knowledge and their use of innovative techniques that increased productivity tenfold.   The …

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December 2022

School Meals Program Draws Children Back to School in Mozambique

The Matutuíne district in Mozambique, which borders South Africa, experiences high levels of migration throughout the year as Mozambicans search for income-generating activities. This is …

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November 2022

Tripling Production Through Greenhouse Technology in Guatemala

To increase agricultural productivity and support farmers in western Guatemala, the Food for Progress project PROCAMPO awarded a cash grant to the Nueva Vision Cooperative …

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November 2022

Growing School Gardens in Mozambique Fosters a New Hope

Agriculture has historically been part of the daily routine for families in rural areas, whether for commercial or subsistence production, agriculture is a key piece …

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November 2022

Integrated Marine Ecosystem Management in Northern Hispaniola: Sustainable Rice Success

In Montecristi, near Mangroves of Estero Balsa National Park in the Dominican Republic, the Integrated Marine Ecosystems Management in Northern Hispaniola (IMEM) program worked with …

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August 2022

Marine Management Program Closing Ceremony Highlights Achievements in Governance and Biodiversity Conservation

After three years of implementation, the Integrated Marine Ecosystem Management in Northern Hispaniola project concludes with presentations on its impact in the northern region of …

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July 2022

USDA and Counterpart make for a better brew in Guatemala

Counterpart International’s USDA-funded Food for Progress program prioritizes sustainable economic development and resilient livelihoods with our partners in Guatemala.  The National Coffee Association (ANACAFÉ) is …

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July 2022

Celebrating 20 Years of the McGovern-Dole Program

The year 2022 marks the 20 anniversary of the USDA McGovern-Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program, which has provided 5.5 billion school meals …

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June 2022

School Feeding Program Gets Boost from Mauritania-Senegal Exchange Visit

In May 2022, a team of 17 people including officials from the government of Mauritania, local and regional leaders, and Counterpart staff traveled to the …

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April 2022

School Feeding Program Earns High Marks in Mauritania

School feeding program earns high marks in Mauritania In the village of Sarandougou Djibéride, located roughly 50 miles from Aleg in the southwest of Mauritania, …

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