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COVID-19 Response
The Fintrac team has been able to provide remote technical advisory services in developing countries during quarantine mandates, and as economies re-open in many regions, we are rethinking food supply and delivery systems due to new health and safety requirements.
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Check out Partnering for Innovation's latest Medium article spotlighting how female entrepreneur Linnet Akol is pivoting her fruit popsicle business toward success despite COVID-19 challenges. Click to read more!
Acceleration in the Time of COVID-19
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Safe food is essential for good health, nutrition, and food security — especially in the shadow of COVID-19. We’re working with millions of smallholder farmers to increase the productivity of healthy crops and ensure they reach markets safely. This #WorldFoodSafetyDay, learn how our global staff and partners increase the availability of safe food for all.
World Food Safety
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Our M&E team has been responding to canceled in-person surveys by adapting the process and tools to work in a virtual scenario. Read the article from our M&E Director, Paul Stanchfield, to learn more!
Preparing to Collect Phone Data During a Pandemic
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The results are in! Congratulations to Nigusie Gemeda, whose coffee took first place. Click to learn more about the other top finishers, and follow along as the team prepares for the international auction.
Cup of Excellence Ethiopia
Honduras Trainings
With support from the Honduran government, our ACS agronomists resumed in-person extension visits. All staff have received extensive biosecurity training and appropriate protective equipment.
Training Visits Resume in Honduras
technical trainings
Our agronomists and technicians are prioritizing sharing lessons learned and best practices via our internal learning platform, Fintrac U, which houses hundreds of proprietary technical trainings and manuals. We’re excited to share some of these materials with the public for the first time!
Technical Trainings

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Remote TA: Colombia

30 dairy producers from Solita, Caqueta joined a Facebook Live training this week to learn best practices for preparing their land for fodder crops for their cows. PMA staff and partners have been relying on creative use of virtual platforms to deliver timely technical assistance during the COVID-19 quarantine to mitigate missed crop cycles.

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Remote TA: Guatemala

In Guatemala, P4I partner Semilla Nueva is shifting from in-person engagement to digital marketing in response to restricted movement and curfews due to COVID-19. We are working with the company to develop a combination of text, photo, audio, and video messages to be sent to farmers of all literacy levels. In addition, a series of traditional SMS text messages will be sent to all phones registered at previous field days and promotional events. Semilla Nueva will also place radio ads for its seed in target markets and purchase advertisement space on billboards.

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Remote TA: Zimbabwe

Following a two-week break due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, village milk aggregator Sarah Ndodha resumed milk deliveries to Dairibord Zimbabwe Limited after FTFZ-LD hooked her up with a private transporter. Sarah has since delivered 652 liters of milk worth $228 from five suppliers in four trips.

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Since 1990, we have worked with local and international partners to increase production, improve postharvest handling, add value, and develop markets and competitive value chains for the world's most vulnerable farmers and communities.

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