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A woman in the Philippines holds up her cacao crop.

Sweetening the Deal: Carbon Credits Promise New Income and Environmental Benefits for Cacao Farmers in the Philippines

February 21, 2024

Learn how carbon credits are being used in the Philippines to support cacao farmers and advance climate action.

A woman weaves threads in Guatemala.

Dreams + Opportunities = Change: The Wakami Formula Shaping Guatemala’s Future

February 8, 2024

Over the last 20 years, Wakami has demonstrated how societal change can take place when women are able to seize...

Diana Orembe presents her business idea.

From Fish Feed to Coffee: Supporting Innovative Supply Chains for the Future of Food

February 1, 2024

Across the globe, our food supply is under threat. This blog explores how innovative entrepreneurs can hold the key to...

Producers in the Philippines showcase chocolate they produced.

Canada’s Minister of International Development Visits MEDA-Supported Auro Chocolate During Philippines Visit

January 12, 2024

The Hon. Ahmed Hussen met with MEDA-supported Auro Chocolate to see how the enterprise is promoting sustainability and job creation...

A woman works on her coffee farm.

MEDA Launches New Honduras Project: Join Us to Invest in the Women and Youth Farmers Fighting Climate Change

December 22, 2023

In central and western Honduras, the so-called Dry Corridor is experiencing the ever-growing impacts of climate change, but MEDA’s newest...

Minister Ahmed Hussen delivers announcement of Global Affairs Canada funding for MEDA in Honduras.

Minister Hussen Announces $11.9 Million Commitment to MEDA’s Project to Promote Circular and Inclusive Agricultural Diversification in Honduras

December 19, 2023

Canada's Minister of International Development revealed at a news conference that Global Affairs Canada will invest in MEDA's new agri-food...

A woman smallholder farmer works on a cacao farm in Mindanao, Philippines.

The Chocolate and COP28 Connection: Directing Climate Finance to Smallholder Farmers

December 11, 2023

Learn how new climate finance commitments made at COP28 can best support smallholder farmers and ensure our future supply of...

Panelists discuss the Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund at SuperReturn Africa.

Accelerating Entrepreneurship Across Africa: Three Trailblazing Investment Vehicles Join the Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund

December 6, 2023

This week marked a key milestone for the Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund as it announced the growth of its...

A woman participates in agroprocessing activities in Bauchi State Nigeria.

Alliances and Innovation: Strengthening Women’s Resilience and Food Security in Nigeria

November 21, 2023

Women in Nigeria play a crucial role in food security. Learn how collective action and access to innovative technologies are...

Minister of International Development Ahmed Hussen delivers a speech at MEDA Convention on investing in entrepreneurs.

Building the Next Wave of Prosperity: Canada’s Minister of International Development Affirms MEDA’s Key Role in the Sector 

November 15, 2023

Canada's Minister of International Development, Ahmed Hussen, joined the 2023 MEDA Convention in Toronto to celebrate 70 years of investing...

Celebrating Innovation: Announcing the Victors of the 2023 MEDA and D-Prize Pitch Competition! 

November 15, 2023

The moment we've all been waiting for has arrived! After an inspiring display of entrepreneurial spirit and innovative solutions, it's...

The Power of Partnerships: Investing in Agri-food for Sustainable Development in Tanzania 

October 26, 2023

With a population of over 61 million, agriculture accounts for more than a quarter of Tanzania’s gross domestic product and...