Planting trees for a brighter future

mars 20, 2017 · No comments

Meet Juliana Ngeno, a small-scale tree nursery operator in Kenya. Together with FAO We Effect works to strengthen small-scale forest and farm producer organisations to access markets and improve the livelihoods of their members. Julian is among those who now invest in forestry. This is her…

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The world’s toughest job

mars 2, 2016 · No comments

When We Effect recruited to “the world’s toughest job” – working as a female small holder farmer in Africa – 560 Swedish women applied. Karin Kling, a Swedish nurse, was selected. In January she traveled to Malawi. Women in Africa produce up to 80 percent of…

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We Effect Board visits the region

december 18, 2015 · No comments

Between the 9-15 of November, members of the We Effect Board in Sweden went on a study visit to the Southern Africa region. The group visited Mozambique and Zambia, where experiences were shared with We Effect partner organisations.   In Mozambique, the board met with the…

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FAO and We Effect to strengthen forest and farm producer organizations in Zambia

november 27, 2015 · No comments

The partnership between We Effect and The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is moving forward in Zambia. Between the 17th – 18th of November the way forward on how to strengthen forest and farm producer organizations was discussed in a work shop in…

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Empowering the women of Qerreti

november 23, 2015 · No comments

Many women in rural Albania are isolated from community life. Unemployment rates are high and jobs are few and far between. We Effect supports women groups and cooperatives throughout Albania as well as in neighboring countries Kosovo and Macedonia in order to make them a stronger…

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We Effect and FAO on World Forestry Congress

september 10, 2015 · No comments

The 14th World Forestry Congress is underway in Durban, South Africa. On Friday, the launch of the collaboration between We Effect and FAO will take place. Opening remarks on this new partnership will be held by Eva Muller (FAO) and George Onyago (We Effect). Comments and remarks will…

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We Effect and FAO to support small-scale forest and farm producers

augusti 31, 2015 · No comments

Today, We Effect and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO - signed a global partnership to help farmers living in poverty around the world. Through the partnership, many small-scale forest and farm producers will be able to increase their income levels. We Effect…

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Sri Lanka: beauty, threat and hope for the future

juni 4, 2015 · No comments

Inside the building, darkness is everywhere. The lights seem to be malfunctioning, the windows are closed. My eyes are adapting, slowly. The temperature is quickly rising. I glance back behind me, towards the door opening. Outside, the sun has risen above the clouds, creating a warm light. Moisture make my clothes…

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Basil fields empower Bosnian women

april 14, 2015 · No comments

Despite good climatic conditions and access to water, the agricultural sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina is not reaching its full potential. The unemployment rate is steadily growing, many people live in poverty. Only 35% of the women in the country carry employment. Together with partner organisation…

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An enriching exchange between Palestine and El Salvador

mars 4, 2015 · No comments

During one week in February a special exchange took place in El Salvador. A group of Palestinian cooperative members came to visit and meet with housing cooperatives and organisations. Meetings were held with organisations such as the Salvadoran Federation for Development and Minimum Housing, FUNDASAL, the…

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