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Ugandan women escape poverty through rice production

Agnes Atim Apea’s social enterprise, the Hope Development Initiative, is helping poor smallholder women farmers achieve financial independence by providing inputs, technical farming services and a guaranteed market for rice.


The sweet smell of success in Madagascar

by Mamy Andriatiana

Mihanta Malala Randriantsoa, the owner of a spice and essential oil export business, is a firm believer in upskilling local staff and suppliers, and her strategy has paid off.

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