September 16, 2021
Selome Mekonnin, 42, lives in Ethiopia’s Oromia region in a rural area known as Babugaya. Selome is a mother of two girls and lives with her husband. While working at a private dairy processing company for six years she dreamed of starting her own dairy farm.
August 23, 2021
On August 21, 2021, Banyan Global participated in a policy discussion at a Virtual Plenary Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures (SCCP).
August 16, 2021
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Feed the Future Ethiopia Value Chain Activity (VCA), through its gender and youth team, facilitates a mentorship program for women and youth community members that links successful business owners with aspiring entrepreneurs in order to enhance their agri-business management skills.
July 29, 2021
Video: Strengthening the technical and business capacity of private sector providers in Madagascar
July 20, 2021
Janch Eji Leji Primary Cooperative is a coffee cooperative in Ethiopia’s South Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR).
July 1, 2021
On June 17, 2021, Banyan Global hosted a virtual learning event, “Reducing Gender Barriers and Advancing Policies to Expand Women’s Opportunities in the Workforce,” for members of USAID’s women’s economic empowerment community of practice (CoP).
June 18, 2021
Since 2018, SHOPS Plus, together with local partner organizations, has trained doctors, midwives, and nurses from over 900 private health facilities in Madagascar on quality assurance/continuing quality improvement and business and financial management. The trainings sought to increase clinical knowledge and improve the quality of service delivery in priority health areas such as family planning, malaria, and COVID-19. The business and financial management trainings aimed to help providers mobilize capital and allow them to manage their health facilities more efficiently and sustainably.
June 4, 2021
On June 3, 2021, Banyan Global participated in the internal United States Agency for International Development (USAID) digital sector council meeting.
June 1, 2021
Beminet Adane, 27, lives in Melka Adama Woreda in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region with his mother, Tenaye Lema, who is retired. In 2019, with the little money that he had, Beminet started a poultry business with 50 pullets (young hens) at his own small compound. It was his and his mother’s sole source of income.
May 25, 2021
Morgan Mickle, technical specialist for Banyan Global’s Gender and Youth practices, was selected as one of four winners of the SID-W Lightning Talks Contest.