Tag: Food Security

Women make big strides for women farmers in Ghana

From May 11th to May 15th, women philanthropists walked 132 km (82 miles) on a converted rail walkway from Guelph to Goderich. Over four days, they walked and shared great conversations for the Guelph to Goderich to Ghana walk (G2G2G) to raise funds for women farmers in Ghana for MEDA’s GROW2 project.

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MEDA staff contribute to latest Agricultural Science Book

MEDA’s Senior Director, Global Program Operations, David Eagle, and MEDA’s Tanzania Country Project Manager, Stephen Magige have contributed to a chapter in the Agricultural Science book, “Root, Tuber and Banana Food System Innovations – Value Creation for Inclusive Outcomes.” Together with other industry experts and partners, they co-wrote Chapter 15, “Commercially Sustainable Cassava Seed Systems in Africa” which outlined how building strong Cassava seed systems creates value for Cassava seed entrepreneurs and their value chains.

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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.

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