August 1, 2022GEM Digest of the Month - Published monthly since December 2009 Contents
30 July 2022
What is this conference about?Organized by the International AIDS Society, this conference is held every 2 years to bring the world together to follow the science and define the future of the fight against the HIV epidemic around the globe. [...] The SweetGAINS project implemented by the International Potato Center and partners is focusing on this question with studies in Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda, hoping to gain insights to help strength markets and value chains for sweet potato, and, in the process, boosting incomes, and food and nutrition security for millions. [...] To this end, the World Bank reached out to Resource Equity to lead the analysis of the landscape of women’s land rights in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and North Africa. [...] In 2000, SFHC began as an alliance between staff members at the nearby Ekwendeni Mission Hospital and social scientists in Malawi and Canada Legumes such as pigeon peas, cowpeas, groundnuts and soybeans are a nutritious food for the family and for the soil, the stalks and leaves turned in as a natural fertiliser. [...] The members of the FarmHer network had everything under the sun, from fresh fruits and vegetables, herbs and spices to kombucha and vegan pastries! It was also more than a Farmers Market since patrons could also engage in face painting and learn to play the drums.