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  • Conference "Gender mainstreaming in education. Moving beyond theory, Sharing practical insights"

    20 Oct News item

    Educaid.be cordially invites you to its fourth annual conference: "Gender mainstreaming in education. Moving beyond theory, Sharing practical insights" (Brussels, 25 November 2014).

  • Congolese entrepreneur wins Prize for Corporate Governance

    30 Sep News item

    On June 21st 2014, the Congolese entrepreneur Philemon Kivuvu Musul, owner of CAMALCO ltd, was award the biannual Prize for Corporate Governance in DR Congo.

  • Innovations in banana cropping systems in Tanzania

    24 Jul News item

    Some 80% of the Tanzanian population depends on agriculture for a living. In the North-West, near Lake Victoria, banana is the most important staple crop. The majority of production however is through subsistence farming rather than commercial production. By introducing new banana varieties and providing training on technical management as well as marketing skills, the Banana cropping project aimed to improve the livelihoods of banana farmers in the region. Now, after four years, the first results are visible: banana bunches are twice as big and farmers are selling the surplus to other regions in Tanzania and even abroad.

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