Agriculture

Zimbabwe: Mildred Mango

“Gender Links (GL) came into my life at a time when I had lost hope with life. Before joining GL I had stress to the extent of having suicidal thoughts. I now have hope and confidence for a better life. I now have peace of mind,” Mildred Mango. “The year 2016 came as a relief […]

September 20, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Business | Drivers of Change | Economics Programs: Protocol @ work

Zambia: Katete District Council Promotes Advocacy for Gender Equality

This is a project that is ensuring that all activities in the district are gender aware in all aspects. this includes all the departments in the district as they have to make gender aware plans so as to attain the equality that is desirable. All the activities done in the district are well integrated so […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Environment Programs: Protocol @ work

Swaziland: Climate Smart Agriculture, under SWADE promotes permaculture as a way of generating income

Climate Smart Agriculture, under SWADE promotes permaculture as a way of generating income and mitigating the effects of climate change on the agricultural sector in the Lowveld of Swaziland. Climate Smart Agriculture works with farmers in the lowveld of Swaziland to show them alternative ways for farming. They encourage farmers to move from sustenance farming […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Climate change Programs: Protocol @ work

LESOTHO: Neo Mahase

“Determination is what made me who I am today” Councillor Neo Mahase was born and bred in Thabana-Morena Ha Leboto in the Mafeteng district where most people know it as a district of lots of fighting’s amongst Sesotho musicians. Clouncillor Neo also calls himself as a rural boy. He grew up there and he is […]

September 5, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Drivers of Change | Employment Programs: Protocol @ work

Swaziland: Climate Smart Agriculture

Swaziland: Climate Smart Agriculture, under SWADE promotes permaculture as a way of generating income and mitigating the effects of climate change on the agricultural sector in the lowveld of Swaziland. Climate Smart Agriculture works with farmers in the lowveld of Swaziland to show them alternative ways for farming. They encourage farmers to move from sustenance […]

August 17, 2018 Themes: Agriculture Programs: Protocol @ work

Swaziland: Swaziland-Green Living Movement

Green Living Movement Swaziland (GLM Swaziland) is an idea that was developed in Zambia in 2000 and was adopted into Swaziland in 2009 under the Swaziland Companies Act no 7 of 1912. It is a registered NGO committed to ensure environmental protection, sustainable community development and to help eradicate all forms of poverty. GML focuses […]

August 17, 2018 Themes: Agriculture Programs: Climate change

Swaziland: Swazi Top Be Hive

 Swaziland: Swazi Top Bee Hive offers an affordable way of bee keeping which eliminates the need of expensive harvesting equipment and offers a simple and affordable technique. The Swazi Top Bee Hive, under the leadership of a young woman Ms Kholiwe Msibi, promotes bee keeping as a way to counter climate change as well as […]

August 17, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Climate change Programs: Protocol @ work

Tanzania: Farming on the slopes of inequality

Tanzania: Farming on the slopes of inequality

By Godfrey Ismaely Tandai, 6 August – Women across the continent face a great deal of discrimination and many times their effort is not acknowledged in society. According to the United Nations sustainable development goals of 2015, equality between men and women has to be present in all sectors by the year 2030. The goal […]

Tanzania: Embracing technology in business

Tanzania: Embracing technology in business

By Hilda Phoya Dar es Salaam, 5 August – These days there are many businesses that are operating online. Technology has contributed to various business opportunities especially for women. Items like clothes, shoes and garments are now being advertised and sold online. It is interesting as before the advancement in technology, it was necessary for […]

Tanzania: Women in agriculture

Tanzania: Women in agriculture

By Hilda Phoya Dar es Saalam, 5 August – In Tanzania, some sectors usually have distinctly defined roles where gender is concerned. This is especially true in the agriculture sector where the women are expected to till and prepare the soil and ground for planting while men wait for the harvest time to sell crops […]