Stories from the work MEDA does around the world.

Building peace through entrepreneurship

There are more similarities between farming and selling books than you might think. Entrepreneurs all over the world are providing for their families and communities as they design, launch and


Youth-led Business: Investing in the Future

***This blog was originally posted on YouLead’s Facebook Page, by Author Chris Stanley*** When the labour market fails industrious youth often seek to stand on their own. However, young entrepreneurs face

MEDA launches innovation fund in Myanmar

Myanmar is a country in transition. After emerging from decades of relative isolation, Myanmar is becoming an important economic actor in Southeast Asia. With funding from Canada and MCIC (Manitoba

Nigeria WAY digs into Earth Day

When you think of plastic, what springs to mind? A plastic water bottle? Packaging? A toy? Since its inception in 1907, plastic has become an international phenomenon with increasing global

Green Finance, why it matters.

Temperatures are breaking records around the world. In fact, Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA. When temperatures rise,