There is a burgeoning interest in survivor-centered programming in the field of counter human trafficking. However, according to our understanding, survivor-centered programming requires meaningful survivor engagement, and survivor engagement can only truly be meaningful if survivors are sufficiently empowered. However, limited guidance is available around the building of survivor empowerment. Evidence shows that, in general, […]
The findings of this case study are based on focus group discussions carried out by the Bangladesh Program to End Modern Slavery (B-PEMS) AugroJatra team with shrimp cultivators in Charbandha village, in Paikgacha upazila in Khulna. All names used in this case study have been changed to protect anonymity.
The findings of this case study are based on focus group discussions carried out by the Bangladesh Program to End Modern Slavery (B-PEMS) AugroJatra team with returnee women migrants in Satkhira city, displaced from their homes in Shyamnogor and Assasuni upazilas due to waterlogging. All names used in this case study have been changed to […]
The findings of this case study are based on focus group discussions carried out by the Bangladesh Program to End Modern Slavery (B-PEMS) AugroJatra team with fishers and women of Sutighata village, in Koyra upazila in Khulna, bordering the Sundarbans. All names used in this case study have been changed to protect anonymity.
In Senegal, The Enabling Farmers for Agricultural Transformation (EFAT) Project, led by Winrock International and funded by USAID, will facilitate local extension and advisory service (EAS) providers to develop three pilot EAS delivery models, that is, partnership arrangements to provide advisory and complementary services needed by smallholder farmers. This report identifies technologies for priority USAID […]
Smallholder agriculture systems remain the major contributor to food production in Ghana, accounting for over 80% of the country’s total food output. Smallholder farmers are faced with numerous challenges that negatively affect their production and livelihoods. These challenges include limited access to improved technologies, inadequate finance to support the adoption of new technologies, poor marketing […]
This report discusses the challenges faced by women and young smallholder producers in Senegal when it comes to accessing and using agricultural services. Specifically, it focuses on extension and advisory services, credit, inputs and farm equipment, market, and climate information. The gender and social inclusion (GESI) analysis complements an assessment of agricultural services in four […]
The Enabling Farmers for Agricultural Transformation (EFAT), supported by USAID Washington, is a five-year project (2022-2027) that provides technical assistance to USAID missions and implementing partners to strengthen and improve the effectiveness of pluralistic agricultural extension and advisory services and systems (EAS) in boosting the agricultural productivity, incomes, livelihoods and resilience of men and women […]
Between July 14 and September 16, 2021, a team of nine researchers based in Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic conducted 133 interviews and 36 focus groups about knowledge, attitudes and practices related to safe migration and human trafficking in Central Asia. In total, 304 individuals participated in the research. 105 of these participants were specialists: […]
According to the ILO, Asia-Pacific is home to more than half of the world’s internet users and around two billion people in the region use internet daily through their mobile phones.1,2 Accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the internet has become a vital part of daily life that offers new solutions to emerging and traditional challenges. […]