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Empowering Sri Lankan farmers with practical knowledge and best practices in modern dairy farming
Sri Lanka’s ‘hill country,’ the mountainous region in the center of the island, offers the best climatic conditions for dairy farming. But the advantages end there. Small- and medium-scale dairy farmers in the region have access to very little land, and the hilly terrain limits space for proper cattle sheds and fodder cultivation. Many small-…
IESC’s 2021 Annual Report
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New cold chain facility to improve food safety and facilitate trade
Improved cold chain management is essential for food quality and safety and for maximizing the shelf life of perishable goods. IESC, in association with program subpartners the Global Cold Chain Alliance-World Food Logistics Organization (GCCA-WFLO) and LixCap, completed a comprehensive market opportunity study of cold chain facilities in the Dominican Republic (DR), engaging…
Many people in Bosnia and Herzegovina have experienced unemployment. At the same time, many companies struggle to find workers with the technical skills and qualifications needed to fill open jobs, hindering their ability to remain competitive. One way that companies throughout the country have worked to combat this issue is by offering in-demand training to jobseekers to improve their skillsets and increase their employability.
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…
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