Securing Land Rights for Female Farmers in India

Securing Land Rights for Female Farmers in India

Supporting female farmers to gain access to land and farming skills to play active and productive roles in the potato supply chains in West Bengal, India Northampton, MA –News Direct– Tetra Tech Tetra Tech’s Thais Bessa shares how an innovative partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and PepsiCo is supporting female farmers […]

Brac, Department of Agricultural Marketing to provide skills training to female migrant returnees

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Brac and the government’s Department of Agricultural Marketing have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide skills training to female migrant returnees and victims of trafficking to ensure sustainable reintegration. Brac Migration Programme Head Shariful Hasan and DAM Director General Mohammad Yousuf signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organisations today at the […]

Indonesia’s female forest guardians fight for the environment

Indonesia’s female forest guardians fight for the environment

Sumini gets up at dawn to do her household chores — then leads a team of women into the jungles of Indonesia’s Sumatra island, on a mission to battle rampant deforestation and wildlife poaching. The 45-year-old mother of five heads a unique team of female rangers taking on illegal loggers and hunters threatening Sumatran tigers, […]