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Stories from the work MEDA does around the world.

Economic resilience: more than the economy?

Two years ago, countries around the world began implementing lockdowns and other restrictions to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These lockdowns resulted in an unprecedented disruption in global markets, a rise in food systems vulnerabilities, and a socio-economic crisis few of us have witnessed in our lifetime.

COP26: Key takeaways for MEDA

In 2015, the world came together in Paris, France at the Annual Conference of Parties (CoP) to adopt and agree to implement the Paris Agreement. This groundbreaking international treaty was adopted by 196 parties with the goal of limiting global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius.

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The Marketplace in 2021

Wanting to learn even more about MEDA but don’t know where to start? The Marketplace is MEDA’s publication exploring business solutions to poverty through a lens of faith. In this bi-monthly magazine, you’ll get a hand-picked selection of client stories, project updates, learnings of faith and business, and much more.

How MEDA is improving soil health in Amhara, Ethiopia

World Soil Day, and as such, it’s an excellent opportunity to talk about the role that soil plays in ensuring that healthy food can be grown and eaten by societies around the world. While this essential cornerstone of our food systems is easily overlooked, the consequences of poor soil health can be devastating.

Leading the WAY on Bauchi State’s Climate Collaboration Strategy

MEDA’s Women and Youth (WAY) project in Bauchi, Northern Nigeria is witnessing the growing impacts of climate change and biodiversity loss firsthand. Annual precipitation in the past 3 years has consistently been delayed by more than a month and when the rains do come, the intensity of rainfall over short periods of time causes flooding and soil erosion, often taking lives and destroying properties in the process.