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Interview with Adidjé Kerala, Head of a Stabilization Committee in conflict-affected Chad

We met Adidjé Kerala, the very first woman at the head of a Stabilization Committee in conflict-hit Chad. In a society where women's rights remain an arduous quest, she embodies progress and hope for…  


How creative economy supports women in Guinea Bissau

Ivone Gomes ventured into a sewing career that has helped to improve the lives of many women in her native country of Guinea Bissau, one of the smallest countries in West Africa.  


Women Fighting Wildlife Crime

Celebrating women around the world who are leading the charge to protect local wildlife.  


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Next-generation Regional Collaborative Platform meeting kicks off for first time with regional UN entities in Africa

Africa’s regional know-how, assets and policy expertise will be more systematically channeled to the Resident Coordinators and United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs) across the continent as they help…  


Breaking the Cycle of Poor Harvests

With GCF-funding, Farmer Field Schools are helping farming communities in Zambia become better equipped with knowledge and capacity to adapt and turn climate risks into climate resilience.  


Gender Disaster Management and the Private Sector

This document presents the importance of gender in the private sector and disaster management, and the connections between them. Developed as a starting point to a new thematic area for the Connecting…  


Goats bring stability and income to female farmers in Zambia

New opportunities open up for previously struggling households.  


Youth Solutions Report 2020

This Fourth Edition of the Solutions Report is composed of a comprehensive analysis of the 50 solutions, showcasing the problems, solutions, and impacts addressed by 25 non-profits and 25 for-profit…  


Gender Disparity and Solutions dominate recent AFRI CONVERSE Dialogue Series

Most of the world’s nations are not doing enough to protect women and girls from the economic and social pitfalls of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new data released in September by UN Women and…  

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