ACDI/VOCA

ACDI/VOCA is an economic development organization that fosters broad-based economic growth, raises living standards, and creates vibrant communities. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA has worked in 146 countries since 1963. Its practice areas are catalyzing investment, climate smart agriculture, empowerment and resilience, institutional strengthening, and market systems. In Burkina Faso, ACDI/VOCA manages the USAID Title II funded Victory against Malnutrition (ViM) Project. In connection with the ViM Project, ACDI/VOCA also supports the FAQR research study in Burkina Faso by providing information to the research team on ViM program logistics and details (e.g. commodity distribution scheduling and locations, Food Distribution Point activities and locations, care group activities), as well as managing commodity transport to Burkina Faso and providing on-site, day-to-day commodity management and oversight of the food commodity. It also plays an important role in the dissemination of research findings both in Burkina Faso and in the US.