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NewsAgriculture GuidesZambia

Dorcas scoops Resolution Project Fellowship

Dorcas Lukwesa, a CAMFED Association member from Zambia and founder of a Mobile Aquaponics agribusiness has been awarded a fellowship by The Resolution Project Social Venture Challenge at the 2021 Mas...

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StoryLearner GuidesZambia

Chise

I come from a family of 11 children, nine boys and two girls. I am the seventh child. My family lives in Mpika district, Zambia. When I was growing up my father worked as a government teacher and my m...

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NewsClimate ChangeMultiple countries

Meet our three Mastercard Foundation-EARTH University Fellows tackling climate change

Three young women at the forefront of our movement have been awarded prestigious Mastercard Foundation-EARTH University Graduate Fellowships to enable them to grow CAMFED’s climate-smart Agriculture G...

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FilmAgriculture GuidesMultiple countries

Event – Women in Africa Leading Climate Action

In the world’s poorest communities, the education of girls is causally related to food supply for children and families, and a reduction in future carbon emissions. Through CAMFED's Agriculture Guide ...

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StoryEntrepreneurshipZambia

Prisca

My name is Prisca. I am the mother of Suzen who is a Transition Guide* for Samfya district. My daughter Suzen was privileged to attend a CAMFED Association business and leadership training where she g...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Earth Day 2021 – Education is Climate Action

This Earth Day, join us on Esnath’s cricket farm in Zimbabwe; meet Miriam, who is raising productivity while preventing soil erosion in rural Malawi, and read about the link between education and clim...

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StoryCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zambia

Dorcas

The chance to go to school, and then to study sustainable agriculture, changed everything for me and will transform my community. I designed a climate-smart aquaponics system for growing vegetables an...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Social justice starts with girls’ education

World Day of Social Justice (February 20) is a date to recognize how far we must travel to tackle poverty, exclusion, gender inequity, and other critical challenges. These are issues exacerbated by th...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Honor your sisterhood this Galentine’s Day

February 13 is Galentine’s Day — a moment to honor female friendship. Right now all of us are missing friends we usually turn to when things get tough. But while we are apart, we have never been more...

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StoryHigher EducationZambia

Misozi

When I completed secondary school in 2015, I joined the CAMFED Association and attended entrepreneurship training through the ‘Shaping My Future’ program. The Embassy of Ireland provided financial su...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zambia

Senior Chief Nkula launches our climate-smart demonstration farm in Chinsali, Zambia

CAMFED is delighted to announce the launch of our first large-scale climate-smart Demonstration Farm in Chinsali, Zambia. The farm was opened last month by Senior Chief Nkula, who has gifted 304 hecta...

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NewsResearchMultiple countries

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