Benue women leverage VSLA to promote women’s involvement in peacebuilding
Stories from women peace leaders driving change in their communities. How their inclusive and collaborative initiatives is supporting other women in Benue state, Nigeria.
December 14, 2021
How the BRICC Program is transforming farming communities in Yobe state
With many farming communities in Northeast Nigeria struggling with climate change, many are looking for sustainable ways to survive. Here is how BRICC is supporting with climate-resilient practices.
December 13, 2021
Building resilient young farmers through partnership with the private sector
See how the Rural Resilience Activity is improving the livelihood of 600 youths in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, and Gombe states, under the agripreneurship initiative with Intrio Synergy Limited (ISL).
November 30, 2021
Farmers’ Field School: Government official improving livelihoods of women farmers
Meet Hajia Fatima Isa, the Zonal Coordinator of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development in Southern Borno, who set up two Farmers Field Schools to empower women farmers in Biu, Borno State.
November 29, 2021
Addressing food insecurity through urgent food assistance and kitchen gardening
Food insecurity continues to pose a huge concern for conflict-affected households in Northeast Nigeria. Mercy Corps is sustaining access to food and nutrition through implementation of the ADAPT program.
November 24, 2021
Sustaining farming livelihood for rural women through saving groups
Fatima Abdulhamid was a participant and member of a women’s farmer VSLA group on the Mercy Corps’ Borno Maida Early Recovery program who changed the course of her children’s lives through improved savings.