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A woman entrepreneur in Tanzania holds up milk from her dairy business.

Unlocking the Economic Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in the Dryland Regions of Tanzania

June 11, 2024

Discover how MEDA's FEGGE project in Tanzania is supporting women entrepreneurs in the country's dryland regions to unlock their economic...

A woman entrepreneur in Tanzania showcases her oil products.

Finding the Gaps and Building on the Evidence: MEDA’s Mapping of Evidence Gap Maps

June 7, 2024

Discover how MEDA created a map of Evidence Gap Maps to contribute to the enhancement of the international economic development...

A woman produces biochar in Ghana.

The Biochar Opportunity: Enhancing Soil Fertility, Mitigating Climate Change, and Increasing Incomes for Women in Farming

June 5, 2024

As MEDA celebrates World Environment Day 2024, we explore how a new biochar production initiative is mitigating climate change, enhancing...

Ambassador Joshua Tabah and Helal Ahsan-Ul-Haque at the EMERTA project closing ceremony.

MEDA Celebrates Successful Conclusion of EMERTA Project in Ethiopia, Creating 30,000 Jobs

May 29, 2024

MEDA successfully concluded its EMERTA project last week, with a close-out event held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

A woman stands under a cacao tree in the Philippines.

Evangeline’s Journey: Environmental Innovation in the Philippines Transforms Opportunities for Women Farmers

May 21, 2024

Evangeline is the proud owner of Novela Farm. Through environmental innovation, she is leading the way towards new economic opportunities...

Cassava crops on a CODIPSA truck in Paraguay.

70 Years of Catalyzing Agricultural Investments and Impact in Paraguay

May 15, 2024

From dairy to cassava, discover MEDA's 70-year history of investing in Paraguay's agriculture industry.

A woman farmer walks in her field in Ghana.

Empowering Women Smallholder Farmers with Timely Weather Information in Ghana

May 8, 2024

In collaboration with the Ghana Meteorological Agency, MEDA’s GROW2 project will hold a one-day forum in Wa to unveil the...

Women buy fish at a market in Kenya.

Hooked on Equality: How Rio Fish is Transforming Fish Farming in Kenya

April 30, 2024

When Angela Odero created her enterprise, Rio Fish, she faced an uphill battle entering the fish farming industry in Kenya....

A woman beekeeper in Tanzania holds up a honeycomb.

A Sweeter Future: Tanzanian Honey Processor Paves the Way for Women in Beekeeping

April 22, 2024

Beekeeping is a big and buzzing industry in Tanzania. With support from MEDA, Central Park Bees is breaking barriers and...

Diana Orembe demonstrates her fish feed solution.

Cutting Back on Food Waste in Tanzania: A Conversation with NovFeed’s Diana Orembe

March 29, 2024

Hear how Diana Orembe, Co-Founder and CEO of NovFeed, is tackling the food waste challenge in Tanzania through an innovative...

Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines presents at MEDA Cacao Business Forum.

Business Forum Brings Together Key Players in the Philippines’ Cacao Sector to Accelerate Inclusive Growth

March 26, 2024

A Cacao Business Forum in Davao, Philippines brought together stakeholders from across the cacao sector to foster more inclusive growth.

A coffee plant in Central America.

Innovation Under the Canopy: How Doselva is Helping Coffee Farmers Build Climate Resilience Through Agroforestry

March 21, 2024

As climate change continues to impact coffee in Nicaragua, farmers are looking for alternatives that can boost their incomes and...