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Tanager finds the “key” to unlocking the potential of youth in Burkina Faso

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Tanager celebrates International Women’s Day 2022 and recommits to gender & social inclusion

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April 2022

Tanager finds the “key” to unlocking the potential of youth in Burkina Faso

CULTIVONS L’ESPRIT D’ENTREPRISE (CLE) is a Tanager-led effort to galvanize the entrepreneurial sector for youth in Burkina Faso working to give youth the knowledge and opportunities to allow them to dream big and create financial stability for themselves.

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March 2022

Tanager celebrates International Women’s Day 2022 and recommits to gender & social inclusion

International Women’s Day 2022 is an opportunity for development professionals to sharpen our approaches to improving gender outcomes for the communities we serve. It is also a celebration of the women in our programs and organization who work tirelessly towards better gender outcomes for their communities. At Tanager progress towards gender equality is not a stand-alone issue – this work is cross cutting and integrated into everything we do, from internal policies to external interventions.

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March 2022

IGNITE brings Local Service Providers together for a week of learning and collaboration

IGNITE has also forged partnerships with four Local Service Providers – Fair & Sustainable in Ethiopia, Nafaka Kilimo in Tanzania, PanAfricare in Burkina Faso, and Centre for Gender Economics in Nigeria to scale IGNITE’s approach. In early March, IGNITE hosted 12 staff members representing the technical experts from the four LSPs.

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March 2022

VIDEO: A caring cup: Supporting coffee farmers in the Araku Valley, India

In the Araku Valley, India, meet the hardworking coffee farmers Tanager supports through the Andhra Pradesh Farmer Market Readiness Project

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October 2021

Bidisha Kumari examines Tanager’s work with women farmers on International Day for Rural Women

Below, in their own words, the president of Dhimsa Coffee Farmer Producer Company and a farmer associated with the FPC talk about how working with Tanager has increased their income and crop yields.

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October 2021

Devex Q&A: How a gender focus could spark of dietary change in Africa

Through IGNITE, Tanager, along with partners Laterite and 60 Decibels, is seeking to shine a spotlight on gender and its relationship to nutrition. The initiative — funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — aims to strengthen the ability of African institutions to integrate nutrition and gender into business methods and agriculture interventions.

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October 2021

IGNITE Nutrition-Sensitive Intervention Selection (NSIS) Tool

The Nutrition-Sensitive Intervention Selection (NSIS) Tool is an interactive, choose your own adventure tool that provides potential nutrition interventions to you, depending on where you’re working in the food system. 

Expert Analysis

September 2021

Transforming the shock of the pandemic into lessons to improve resilience

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed the vulnerability of smallholder farmers to unexpected crises. The crisis disproportionately impacted women, leading to negative consequences on household gender and nutrition outcomes. The pandemic exposed agricultural institutions to risks that impacted day-to-day operations and long-term impact, forcing institutions to adapt to the difficult environment on the ground.

Expert Analysis

August 2021

Devex Opinion: Not business as usual — how to reach gender equality and nutrition goals

Africa’s agriculture sector faces long-standing obstacles and opportunities. Many challenges — related to climate change and drought; pests and disease, such as the recent locust infestation in East Africa; gender gaps in access to land, as well as agricultural inputs and extension; and trade — affect farm productivity and nutrition security in intersecting and overlapping ways.