Stories from the work MEDA does around the world.


What tofu can teach us about trade wars

Vegetarians take note! MEDA’s work in Nigeria is promoting better business for those growing plant-powered protein. One such power protein is the mighty soybean. Farming is complicated; the farmer must


Clean technology saves money. Here’s how

The Jordan Valley Links (JVL) project aims to improve the entrepreneurial and business acumen of women and youth and reduce both market and socio-cultural barriers to their entry for enterprise development. The


Putting technology into the hands of women

Women in northern Ghana have limited access to agricultural technology and are forced to do most of their farming activities manually, from clearing land to planting, harvesting and processing. This

Is ‘gender’ just a buzzword?

*Trigger warning – domestic violence* The past few months I have had gender equality and women’s rights on my mind. As a proud feminist, this is not unusual for me,

Myanmar, a country of kindness

In the beginning in a new place you feel like you’re floating because everyone else is busy. They are not used to including you in their plans and you don’t