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Advice from Leviticus

Old Testament book a good guide for business decisions By Nick Ramsing As printed in The Marketplace – 2018 – September/October Leviticus is a great business book. In fact, I’d

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Making a lasting impact

Outgoing MEDA president pleased by continued success of early clients As printed in The Marketplace – 2018 – September/October When Allan Sauder looks back on 31 years at MEDA, the

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Teaching with Talking Books

Pre-recorded messages are an effective way of getting info to rural Ghanaian farmers As printed in The Marketplace – July/August 2018 Teaching technical information to people who are mostly not

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Talking Technology and Theology

Business people, techies, pastors need to discuss digital addiction and new ideas, panel says By Mike Strathdee As printed in The Marketplace – July/August 2018 WATERLOO, ON — Pastors and

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Creating his own job

Nigerian entrepreneur sells artisanal products through Facebook page By Mike Strathdee As printed in The Marketplace – July/August 2018 Like many highly educated Nigerians, Jerry Doubles struggled to find work

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Growth by leasing

Tanzanian firm helps businesses access needed equipment By Mike Strathdee As printed in The Marketplace – July/August 2018 MOSHI, TANZANIA — One of the challenges facing entrepreneurs in developing countries

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Climate and coffee

Kenyan firm helps farmers grow beans amidst changing weather patterns By Mike Strathdee As printed in The Marketplace – May/June 2018 THIKA, KENYA — Arabica is the most popular coffee

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Growing vanilla in Tanzania

MEDA partnership helps with irrigation, training As printed in The Marketplace – May/June 2018 Like many Tanzanian farmers, Martha Kisanga has a lot on the go. She grows a dozen

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Climate Change

Not Just an Environmental Issue As printed in The Marketplace – May/June 2018 By Tariq Deen When we think about climate change we tend to focus on the environmental aspect

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A flavor sensation

Tanzanian firm partners with MEDA to grow farmers’ income By Mike Strathdee MOSHI, TANZANIA — Juan Guardado has abandoned several careers that could have made him quite well-to-do. Money has

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For a greener future

Kitchener group helps build more sustainable communities As printed in The Marketplace – May/June 2018 By Mike Strathdee Kitchener, ON — Mary Jane Patterson takes a long-term view when she

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Faith and kiwi farming

As printed in The Marketplace – May/June 2018 Three generations of the Kliewer family grow fruit on their central California farm. The Kliewers, members of the Reedley Mennonite Brethren Church,

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The economics of equality

MEDA gender pilot helps firms do well by doing the right thing By Mike Strathdee As Printed in The Marketplace – March/April 2018 When businesses in developing countries think about

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