Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan and Member of Parliament Arielle Kayabaga recently met our Ethiopia 4R Solution project beneficiaries. Funded by Global Affairs Canada and partnering with Fertilizer Canada, we are working towards improving the socio-economic well-being and resilience of 80,000 smallholder farmers, particularly women, in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Senegal.
The five-year project has three goals. First is to enhance sustainable production using climate-smart, best agricultural management practices, and increase value chain access and integration by women and men farmers in the targeted countries.
Second, the project is enhancing the representation and the influence of women in leadership positions and decision-making bodies in farmers’ co-operatives within targeted communities.
Finally, the project aims to increase integration of gender-sensitive 4R principles in relevant standards and policies nationally in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Senegal as well as globally.