• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff101-250
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1985
Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA), an international development organization, specializes in designing sustainable, market-led agricultural initiatives. They build strong local and global partnerships, incorporate innovative approaches into their programs, and foster inclusive development to offer enhanced opportunities to under-served groups. Since 1985, CNFA has managed more than $510 million in donor-funded agriculture development programs and has worked in 42 countries across the world in Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and South and Central Asia. Their staff is dedicated to improving lives around the world. This strong concern carries over to the way CNFA manages its employee relations. Not only do they value their employees, but they recognize that satisfied people supporting their organization is the key to implementing their work. CNFA has grown to nearly 40 employees in Washington, DC and 180 worldwide. They empower staff to take on new initiatives, nurture each individual’s goals, skills and interests.

Where is CNFA


Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • STTA: LADA PERSUAP and Environmental Management
  • STTA: Berry Sector Consultant
  • Program Lead
  • Technical Leader - Agriculture

Staff at CNFA have experience in


  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • farming / crops
  • research & development
  • agricultural technology


  • united states agency for international development
  • millennium challenge corporation
  • european union
  • foundation
  • non-governmental organization


  • bangladesh
  • indonesia
  • malawi
  • nigeria
  • mali


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Contact CNFA

Current staff

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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington, DC
  • 1828 L St. NW, Suite 710


Primary sectors

Monitoring / Evaluation
Farming / Crops
Agricultural Financing
Personnel / Human Resources
Events / Training
Agricultural Technology
Private Sector Development
Procurement Process
Performance Measurement

Contract Awards

USAID/Senegal Resilience and Economic Growth in the Sahel - Accelerated Growth (REGIS-AG)11 March 2015

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
11 Mar 2015

Commercial Agriculture Project11 March 2015

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
11 Mar 2015

The Restoring Efficiency to Agriculture Production Activity (REAP) in Georgia9 October 2013

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
9 Oct 2013

USAID contract in Haiti: AID521C00080000914 March 2008

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
25 Jun 2011

Commercial Strengthening of Certified Cocoa Production24 April 2009

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - B&MGF
24 Apr 2009

Market Chain Enhancement Project (MarChE)20 April 2009

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
20 Apr 2009
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