People will pay to see where their food comes from

Farm owners are creating new income by luring tourists willing to pay to spend the morning learning to milk a cow or the afternoon...
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How the U.S. helps small businesses succeed

What are the essentials to owning and running a small business in the U.S.? An award-winning small business owner shares her story.
President Trump, Prime Minister Trudeau, Ivanka Trump and others seated around conference table (© AP Images)

Canada’s Trudeau, Ivanka Trump encourage businesswomen

President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs.
Woman throwing rice in air (Nevil Jackson/USAID)

Sowing seeds of entrepreneurship in rural Tanzania

Learn how a U.S.-backed program is helping farmers like Elinesi Mpyanga find new ways to grow as an agricultural trainer and businesswoman in Tanzania.
President Obama speaking to young Southeast Asian leaders at a town hall event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (AP Images)

President Obama is calling the next generation of young leaders. Will...

Will you be one of 500 men and women selected for a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Fellowship?  Speaking in Burma, President Obama announced that...

How do these artisans with limited Internet sell so much online?

Kenyan entrepreneur Catherine Mahugu's Soko e-commerce platform offers women artisans access to the global market with only a mobile phone.
Man standing by U.S. flag and packaging face masks (© Julio Cortez/AP Images)

America’s small businesses shift production to aid COVID-19 fight

More and more of America’s small businesses are suspending normal operations to respond to COVID-19, support health-care workers and help save lives.
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Enterprising African businesswomen make their mark

From designing gowns and luxury handbags to producing healthier rice and making adorable dolls, enterprising African women help communities prosper.
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In U.S. fields, these farmers connect to their Chinese roots

Many people of Chinese heritage in the U.S. are turning to farming, choosing what crops to grow based on personal interests as well as market demand.