About Business Network
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 agribusiness, food security, enterprise development, financial services, and community development.
A world in which people are empowered to succeed in the global economy.
To promote economic opportunities for cooperatives, enterprises, and communities through the innovative application of sound business practice.
ACDI/VOCA strives to promote positive economic and social change worldwide. It is distinguished by commitment to its overseas beneficiaries, wise stewardship of development resources, and a knowledgeable, experienced, diverse, and effective team.
Commitment to Beneficiaries
ACDI/VOCA is dedicated to poverty alleviation and broad-based economic growth. Our respect for host societies and our commitment to the involvement of beneficiaries as true partners in development projects result in improved local capacities, enhanced opportunities, and vibrant, sustainable communities, cooperatives, and enterprises. ACDI/VOCA’s business model of development is designed to increase incomes and wealth, permitting beneficiaries to fully participate in the global economy.