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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.

A woman in the Philippines holds up her cacao crop.

Sweetening the Deal: Carbon Credits Promise New Income and Environmental Benefits for Cacao Farmers in the Philippines

February 21, 2024

Learn how carbon credits are being used in the Philippines to support cacao farmers and advance climate action.

A woman weaves threads in Guatemala.

Dreams + Opportunities = Change: The Wakami Formula Shaping Guatemala’s Future

February 8, 2024

Over the last 20 years, Wakami has demonstrated how societal change can take place when women are able to seize...

Diana Orembe presents her business idea.

From Fish Feed to Coffee: Supporting Innovative Supply Chains for the Future of Food

February 1, 2024

Across the globe, our food supply is under threat. This blog explores how innovative entrepreneurs can hold the key to...

Producers in the Philippines showcase chocolate they produced.

Canada’s Minister of International Development Visits MEDA-Supported Auro Chocolate During Philippines Visit

January 12, 2024

The Hon. Ahmed Hussen met with MEDA-supported Auro Chocolate to see how the enterprise is promoting sustainability and job creation...