Lina Vanessa Tóvinson Ortega has been actively volunteering to improve social and economic conditions in her community since she was nine.
A new report published by the WRI and RRI concludes that deforestation is dramatically reduced when indigenous and other traditional communities manage forests.
Brazil should renew its focus to underserved communities and the local organizations working with them to bring change.
The UNDP selected MP3K for its Equator Prize for its efforts to reduce poverty through conservation.
IAF has awarded Grassroots Development Fellowships to 16 Ph.D. candidates from universities in the U.S. who will conduct dissertation research in Latin America.
The IAF is one of the U.S. agencies that is addressing the root causes of migration, violence and poverty in Central America.
Young Colombian footballers trained by IAF grantee Prodesal have been playing a different kind of soccer where the score is not as all important.
Like sports fans throughout our planet, the IAF’s grantees, contractors and staff catch World Cup fever every four years.
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.