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August 14, 2017

Growth Financing Approved for Nigerian Agro-processors

Three Nigerian agro-processors have received $1.35 million in commercial financing to support the purchase of new equipment and working capital, thanks to facilitation by the Trade Hub and its financial advisors’ network.

July 6, 2017

Celebrating International Day of the Midwife in Ghana

On May 5, the Ghana Registered Midwives Association (GRMA), a partner of the USAID-funded Saving Maternity Homes (SMH) project, participated in the International Day of the Midwife annual celebration in Tamale, the capital of the Northern Region of Ghana.

June 27, 2017

Addressing Gender and Social Inclusion Considerations in Disaster Risk Reduction Management and Climate Change Adaptation Workshop in Batangas City, Philippines

Women, children and persons with disabilities often encounter unique challenges in times of disasters, and disaster risk reduction plans with blanket solutions are unable to respond to their different considerations and reduce their risks. By enhancing evidence-based planning with socially inclusive data, cities can integrate gender responsive concepts into existing structures, processes, plans, and systems to ultimately increase the chance of survival for all constituents.

June 22, 2017

#WEEForumChat

On May 3, Banyan Global joined eight partners in the #WEEForumChat on Twitter. This day-long discussion gave us the chance to talk about women's economic empowerment ahead of the Women's Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum hosted by the SEEP Network in Bangkok, Thailand on May 23-25.

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