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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...

Canada High Commissioner to Ghana visits GROW2 project in Ghana.

Canadian High Commissioner to Ghana Visits MEDA-Supported Women-Owned Agribusiness and Entrepreneurs

March 19, 2024

Martine Moreau made a visit to see MEDA's GROW2 project in action, learning how more sustainable seed supply chains are...

Dr Jennifer Riria in Kenya.

Women at the Helm: Reshaping Kenya’s Aquaculture Industry on Lake Victoria

March 8, 2024

In Kenya, women are often subject to 'jaboya' to access fish to feed their families or sell for income. Learn...

A woman stands next to her new machine in Ghana.

Accelerating Progress on Investing in Women for International Women’s Day 2024: The Contribution of the GROW2 Project

March 7, 2024

In recognition of International Women's Day (IWD), MEDA’s GROW2 project and its partners in Ghana will hold two events under...

A woman holds a container of African Joy milk in Tanzania.

Liquid Gold: African Joy Tackles Barriers Facing Women Dairy Farmers in Tanzania

February 23, 2024

In Arusha, Tanzania, African Joy is helping to bridge the gender gap for women working in the dairy industry.