MEDA in the News

Scaling Up is the Challenge

As published in SeedWorld - by Dennis Thompson

Nestled up in the northwest corner of Ghana, is an entrepreneurial group of female farmers keen on gaining skills, generating revenue and reputations as Quality Seed producers. Several kilometers away, other women farmers watch over their commercial soybean fields and tout the value of Quality Seed. Stella, proudly but demurely, serves as the spokeswoman for the community of Quality Seed producers.

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INTL FCStone buys MEDA Trade Co Inc

The MEDA Trade Co Inc. (MTC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the sale of MEDA Trade’s foreign exchange business to INTL FCStone. MEDA Trade has proudly served its FX clients with exceptional service for over 20 years. We strongly believe that INTL FCStone (INTL) will continue to provide the same level of excellent service to all of our clients.

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How Libya's Savvy Women Entrepreneurs Are Building Businesses Amid Conflict

A Canadian nonprofit teams up with D2L to train women founders in Libya and beyond

By Ainsley O'Connell (@ainsleyoc)

Originally published in Fast Company

 Welcome to Libya, where life goes on amid political and economic turmoil.

"You might be standing on your balcony enjoying the view and—bam!—hear this explosion, but it’s not always like that," says entrepreneur Amal Delawi, a cancer survivor and working mom who lives in Tripoli. Following the 2011 revolution, which toppled longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi, and her cancer treatment, which required travel to Egypt, she was broke and unemployed.

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