IESC F2F VOLUNTEERS STRENGTHEN FARMER GROUPS IN TANZANIA TO HELP THEM POOL THEIR SKILLS AND FINANCIAL RESOURCES AND TAKE MEASURES TO IMPROVE THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE
Tanzania’s agriculture sector employs over 75% of the total population and has the potential to reduce poverty, create jobs, and increase food security for Tanzanians. However, many of the opportunities within the agriculture sector remain largely uncultivated for youth and women…
This year’s International Women’s Day theme is ‘breaking the bias’. The theme is about working towards a diverse world, one free of stereotypes and discrimination, that is equitable and inclusive. IESC’s Farmer-to-Farmer program (F2F) in Kenya is celebrating one of our hosts, the Emuka Moringa Farmers’ Cooperative (EMFC) – a cooperative with a majority membership of women pastoralists and crop farmers, focused on growing moringa, which is…read more
International Women’s Day 2022: Break the Bias
IESC’s Home Office team works to break the bias.
By David Hartingh, President and CEO
Today IESC kicks off…read more
SRI LANKA’S LARGEST INDEPENDENT DAIRY COLLECTOR PARTNERS WITH THE USDA MARKET ORIENTED DAIRY PROJECT TO LEVERAGE SUPPORT FOR MILK SUPPLIERS
In August 2018, Wonrich Dairies, the country’s largest intermediary collector and supplier of…
Earlier this month, the global USAID-funded Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Program celebrated the resiliency and unwavering dedication of its volunteers in a new and exciting way. This year’s annual F2F Volunteer of the Year awards were presented to one volunteer pair from each implementing partner organization to show our gratitude for their outstanding work. The award announcements took place over a two-week period leading up to International…read more
Plant and Seed Quality and Health organization slashes redundancies to improve trade
Inefficient paper processes used to severely delay operations at Paraguay’s National Plant and Seed Quality and Health Service (SENAVE). Staff could not process importer and exporter client requests at the brisk pace of business, weighing down commerce and reducing Paraguay’s global agricultural competitivity.
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