K’inal Antsetik hosted women activists from nine countries who exchanged stories about standing up to prejudices based on gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race and social class.
As chair, Arriola said he plans to emphasize connectivity among communities across the IAF’s service area while opening the door to private sector investment in IAF programs.
Former IAF Fellow Sarah T. Hines has won The American Council of Learned Societies Mellon (ACLS) Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
RedEAmérica announced the release of "Businesses and Communities that are Transforming Latin America," a book on CSR
Applications submitted to the IAF by grassroots organizations from throughout the hemisphere reflect a pointed awareness of the urgent need to use natural resources wisely.
IAF president Robert N. Kaplan was a featured speaker at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
The USHLI presented the Henry L. Lacayo Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Anita Perez Ferguson, a member of the IAF’s advisory council.
Partners for Livable Communities presented the Bridge Builders Award to the IAF in recognition of its 40-plus years of support for grassroots development
As of December 20th, the residents of and visitors to Quetzaltenango will be able to enjoy a fresh brewed cup of FECCEG's coffee at its first coffee shop.
IAF's data is now availiable at ForeignAssistance.gov, a website providing a view of U.S. Government foreign assistance in a standard and easy-to-understand format.
The IAF is sponsoring 22 farmers attending Let's Talk Roya, an industry conference for specialty coffee scheduled for Nov. 3-6 in Salinitas, El Salvador.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim traces the growing popularity of quinoa to early breakthroughs of CECOAT, a farmer's cooperative that received critical support from the IAF.
The XVII Annual CAF Conference, one of the most important gatherings of experts on U.S.-Latin America relations, was held on Sept. 4-5 only one block from the offices of the IAF.
Grantee partners from 15 states met in the Brazilian capital Aug. 20-22 to share experiences and identify opportunities.
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An IAF grantee since 2008, Saraki has advocated successfully for the rights of Paraguayans with disabilities.
The work of IAF grantee partner Casa Alianza Nicaragua (CAN) was featured on the CNN en Español program Mirador Mundial.
Connoisseurs, including Anthony Bourdain and Pierre Marcolini, have flocked to Peru in recent years to find the cacao beans that result in the world’s best chocolate.
Guadalupe Arizpe, a founding member of former IAF grantee Fundación Comunitaria de la Frontera Norte, A.C. in Ciudad Juárez, is the first Mexican woman to receive the award.
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Musicians and dancers from Centro Cultural Masis will showcase their Andean heritage during the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.