Themes: Agriculture



Safer Farming for Nepali Women

This innovative solution will empower women smallholders in Kaski, Nepal with increased choice about how they grow vegetables. iDE has trained these women to use integrated pest management (IPM) production methods which minimize or eliminate the use of chemical pesticides. They now …

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Radical innovation of the agroforestry systems business model (conservation context)

This innovative solution involves the adaptation of agroforestry business models for impoverished rural populations in Cameroon. It aims to implement a business model that has been modified to assist producers affected by new financing approaches related to climate change and conservation. …

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Skills Training + Tools + Water = Food Security for Impoverished Women

This innovation will deliver a Food Security Training Course that provides a Survival Garden Kit (including a hippo water roller and gardening tools) to impoverished women in rural communities in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape provinces, South Africa. The course will …

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Empowering rural women in Burkina Faso

World Neighbours Canada Society will be testing an approach to facilitating an animal-fattening enterprise which focuses on structuring and supporting the transition to more equitable labour roles and power relations in households, particularly for women but also crucially for men, …

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Farmer-led Tools, Dashboard Development, and the Future of Farming

Coady International Institute at St. Francis Xavier University will test tools with women farmers to identify capacity building needs, such as accessing new technologies, credit, infrastructure, markets, financial and business planning/management etc. It will also test a farmer-led indicator dashboard …

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Increasing poultry production in Zambia

OVO will test the distribution of solar chicken egg incubators with related training as a means to help farmers in Zambia raise more chickens, diversify their incomes and improve their overall livelihoods.

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