ACDI/VOCA is a private, nonprofit international development organization with 45 years of experience promoting economic opportunities for farmers, businesses and communities through technical assistance in its four core practice areas: agribusiness systems, enterprise development, financial systems and community development.  ACDI/VOCA is an American NGO, which has been working in Ethiopia since 1994 with livestock and farmers’ organizations, pastoralists and other rural entrepreneurs to create opportunities for themselves and their families to improve their standard of living.