Tag: Environmental Sustainability

Leaving no one behind on World Food Day 2022

This year’s growing season was particularly difficult for farmers around the world. With supply disruptions caused, in part, by sanctions against Belarus and Russia, synthetic fertilizer prices skyrocketed, doubling their prices at the beginning of the growing season in April and May 2022.

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Why MEDA works with rural women

Rural women play a critical role in agriculture, making up more than 40% of the labor force in many lower to middle-income economies. Yet they are disproportionately affected by poverty, perpetuated by unequal access to productive resources, non-participation in decision-making processes at all levels of governance (traditional, government, and household), and other forms of discrimination.

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Why you don’t want to miss Convention 2022!

Entrepreneurs create value: they dare to take an idea, turn it into a business, and share it with the world. They create jobs and drive prosperity for society. In the Global South, they play an especially vital role in raising living standards and uplifting communities.

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“Getting a foot in the door”: How internships provide job experiences for young people that pay off

Around the world, youth unemployment remains a lingering problem, with millions of young people unable to contribute their time and talent to the workforce. In the long term, this means trouble: without a sense of purpose and experience, young people will be locked out of the labor market. This can quickly lead to increased poverty, especially among already marginalized groups, and floundering economies.

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My Internship at MEDA

My name is Tianyu Wu, and I am the Monitoring and Impact Measurement team’s intern. I am currently pursuing a master’s degree in Quantitative Finance at the University of Waterloo. Apart from my academic life, I have many hobbies, for example singing, playing badminton, and reading.

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