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How digital finance creates decent work for women in agriculture

February 6, 2023

With equal access to resources, women could contribute much more to the economy. The FAO estimates that if women farmers...

Listen to our take on the state of agriculture today!

February 2, 2023

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve joined the podcast universe! Four MEDA staff members have contributed to the “Let’s Talk...

The Face of Sustainably Produced Cacao: MEDA’s Approach in Integrating Gendered Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in the Philippine Cacao Market System

February 1, 2023

Globally, the face of sustainably produced or sourced cocoa tends to be more of an environmental concern. Historically, cacao production...

Pathways to Careers in Development: A Conversation with Mujtaba Ali, Technical Specialist (Level II) in Environment and Climate Change

January 31, 2023

In our “Pathways to Careers in Development” series, we interview staff members about their journey towards careers in international development....

MEDA launches Kenya project to strengthen economies, foster thriving businesses for future generations

January 30, 2023

MEDA formally launched its Leveraging Equality for Gender Inclusive Economic Development (LEGEND) project with an in-person event held on January...

Headshot of Michael White, MEDA’s Chief Marketing & Development Officer

MEDA announces the transition of Michael White, MEDA’s Chief Marketing & Development Officer 

January 12, 2023

MEDA is sharing the news that Michael White, Chief Marketing & Development Officer, will be wrapping up his employment at...

Why Biodiversity matters for our economies

December 19, 2022

The world was watching Montreal last week for the 15th Conference of Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity...

Shifting power back into the hands of the communities we serve: MEDA’s localization approach

December 14, 2022

There is a long-standing tension between international development assistance and local knowledge, agency, ownership, and decision-making. Government commitments to aid,...

MEDA celebrates the stories of brave women entrepreneurs in Nicaragua

December 13, 2022

MEDA recently hosted an e- book launch event called “Historias de coraje para mujeres luchadoras, 50 mujeres que convirtieron la...

Why we need to invest in biodiversity

December 11, 2022

This December, the 15th Conference of Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meets in Montreal to create...

MEDA joins with Haitian diaspora to unlock prosperity at a business conference in Boston, USA

December 7, 2022

MEDA attended a conference with business professionals from the Haitian diaspora to learn about Haiti’s business climate, how Haitian entrepreneurs...

MEDA releases its “Farmers’ Economic Advancement Through Seedlings (FEATS)” project learning series

December 7, 2022

Today, MEDA released its “Farmers’ Economic Advancement Through Seedlings (FEATS)” project Learning Series papers. This learning series contains valuable insights...