You can access key learnings from our projects over the decades on this page. From Africa and Asia to the Americas and Europe, we have experienced successes and challenges. We’ve also learned from them and recorded them for your convenience.

We hope you’ll appreciate our learnings and apply them in your work as international development practitioners. Keep up to date as we work with our clients to create prosperous businesses and livelihoods.


Learning Series

M-SAWA Learning Series

November 15, 2022

The goal of M-SAWA was to contribute to Kenya’s economic growth and increase job creation by improving the business, environmental, and gender performance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and small entrepreneurs (SEs) in the agriculture, construction, and extractives sectors.

FEATS Learning Series

November 15, 2022

A selection of learning documents on strengthening capacity of farmers and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), modernizing facilities of nursery operators and processors, improving quality of planting materials, empowerment of women small holder farmers and promoting use of groundwater in irrigation in Ghana’s tree crop sector.

ATTSVE Learning Series

January 17, 2022

Since 2014, MEDA has partnered with Dalhousie University, McGill University, and Jimma University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (JUCAVM) to implement the Agricultural Transformation through Stronger Vocational Education (ATTSVE) project, funded by Global Affairs Canada.

IMOW Learning Series

September 17, 2021

A set of learning papers and technical guides that showcase the results of MEDA’s Improving Market Opportunities for Women (IMOW) project, which supported women small producers. The series provides insights into supporting women farmers, working with the private sector to encourage market linkages, and promoting the use of good agricultural practices.

SSBVC Learning Series

July 7, 2021

An advanced selection of technical guides on gender equality, small business in developing economies, and economic empowerment in Tanzania with practical examples to put learnings into action.

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GROW Learning Series

February 10, 2021

The GROW Learning Series is a set of documents developed by MEDA to provide best practices and learnings from our Greater Rural Opportunities for Women (GROW) project in Ghana, an initiative focused on women’s economic empowerment and food security in northern Ghana.

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JVL Learning Series

February 5, 2021

An advanced technical guide on equality and economic empowerment in Jordan with practical examples to put your learnings into action. MEDA’s Jordan Valley Links (JVL) Learning Series shares good practices and learnings from our partnerships and programming in Jordan, emphasizing the voices and perceptions of our women and youth clients.

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Nigeria WAY Learning Series

December 17, 2020

The Nigeria WAY Learning series is a set of materials developed by MEDA to share good practice and learnings from our Youth Entrepreneurship and Women’s Empowerment in Northern Nigeria (Nigeria WAY) project which focuses on women’s economic empowerment in agroprocessing in three food value chains and strengthens community support for women’s socio-economic engagement.