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Women looking at garmentWomen attending a conference and exhibition Nov. 29-30 in Quetta, Pakistan, examine the handiwork of women embellishers from northern Balochistan. They were among 292 participants in the event, which brought together project participants such as women embellishers and female sales agents with key value chain actors (input suppliers, wholesalers, retailers) and supporting organizations for networking and information sharing.MEDA is helping to give birth to a small economic revolution in a corner of South Asia’s “embroidery belt” through a three-year $1.2 million project in mountainous northern Balochistan, one of the most remote and impoverished areas of Pakistan.