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Stories from the work MEDA does around the world.

How Ukrainian farmers are adapting to climate change

Climate change is having a severe impact on agricultural producers in Ukraine. The changing climate has resulted in extreme weather events, like droughts, floods, dry spells, and hailstones, that have become all too common.

Why financial literacy and education matters today 

Every day, we make financial decisions.  This includes negotiating with a merchant, creating holiday plans, or watching a movie on its premiere release. Sound financial decisions can contribute to broader saving habits that boost earnings and increase savings.   

Economic resilience: more than the economy?

Two years ago, countries around the world began implementing lockdowns and other restrictions to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These lockdowns resulted in an unprecedented disruption in global markets, a rise in food systems vulnerabilities, and a socio-economic crisis few of us have witnessed in our lifetime.

COP26: Key takeaways for MEDA

In 2015, the world came together in Paris, France at the Annual Conference of Parties (CoP) to adopt and agree to implement the Paris Agreement. This groundbreaking international treaty was adopted by 196 parties with the goal of limiting global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius.

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The Marketplace in 2021

Wanting to learn even more about MEDA but don’t know where to start? The Marketplace is MEDA’s publication exploring business solutions to poverty through a lens of faith. In this bi-monthly magazine, you’ll get a hand-picked selection of client stories, project updates, learnings of faith and business, and much more.

How MEDA is improving soil health in Amhara, Ethiopia

World Soil Day, and as such, it’s an excellent opportunity to talk about the role that soil plays in ensuring that healthy food can be grown and eaten by societies around the world. While this essential cornerstone of our food systems is easily overlooked, the consequences of poor soil health can be devastating.