DMDP Projects

The challenges related to plastic waste are expected to grow exponentially, exacerbating environmental pollution and climate change. The Waste-to-Value project contributes to tackling this challenge whilst improving livelihoods for men, women and youth in Kwale, Mombasa, Kilifi and Lamu counties on the...

Kenya
The aim of the project is to promote sustainable market development in Ethiopia by increasing productivity of local and smallholder farmers in the dairy value chain, and to enhance the nutritional value of high-quality milk-based products to fight malnutrition. In...

Ethiopia
Kafa Biosphere Reserve in Ethiopia, the origin of Arabica coffee, is increasingly challenged by the lack of sustainable employment, income and innovation for green development and adaption to the impacts of climate change. Therefore, the consortium, consisting of two commercial...

Ethiopia
The ACTIOM project in Myanmar will contribute to the achievement of SDG 8 by developing a clear pathway for smallholder farmers to gainfully engage in the mung bean value chain by creating market-driven and sustainable inclusive growth in the local community....

Myanmar
The overall objective of this project is to create viable and sustainable jobs and improved income for men, women and youth in Mindanao (Philippines) through a business partnership between coconut smallholder farmers and Biogrow (top producer of ecological cocopeat substrates). The partnership will...

Philippines
The Innovating for Impact in Sesame in Burkina Faso project aims to boost the organic sesame value chain while developing a traceability system in order to create sustainable livelihoods and strengthen the resilience of smallholder farmers. Led by ICCO Cooperation...

Burkina Faso
Southern Philippines has a persistent rural poverty problem due to small farm plots, ageing farmers, lack of knowledge and general lack of economic opportunities. This project will contribute to the achievement of SDG 8 by creating sustainable income opportunities for...

Philippines
The overall objective of the project is that sustainable hazelnut production and transparent and profitable value chains create income and decent employment opportunities for Georgian farmer families. The project will enable a significant and growing number of farmer families in...

Georgia
MORE-HONEY will promote the development of an equitable honey value chain in one of the poorest regions of Uganda. The project will contribute to the achievement of SDG 8 by increasing incomes for 2,000 smallholder farmers who will benefit from...

Uganda
The project aims to catalyse sustainable market development and entrepreneurship in West Nile, Uganda, host to more than 1 million refugees, by training smallholder farmers to grow certified organic fruit and vegetables for export. The development objective is to improve...

Uganda
The project is a partnership between Arla, SEGES, CARE and CORET to support job creation and market driven sustainable growth in the dairy value chain in Nigeria. The objective is to establish a well-functioning dairy value chain in Nigeria. The project...

Nigeria
This project is a partnership between CARE, BLUETOWN and local strategic partners. The project promotes digital transformation as an enabler for development by innovating and piloting digital agriculture services for Ghanaian farmers that will ensure more sustainable and resilient production...

Ghana
The project “Empowering Pakistani Women Through Financial Inclusion and Economic Growth” is a partnership between Unilever, who will support and supply women with fast moving consumer goods, RSPN, who will recruit and train the female sales agents called ‘JazzCashGuddiBaji’s’, Mobilink Microfinance...

Pakistan
The objective of MYPOD is that Myanmar’s garment industry generates more decent jobs, sustainable increased value addition and participation in the global garment value chain. The project involves project factories from BESTSELLER’s supplier base as well as locally owned factories. A business...

Myanmar
The project aims to promote improved postharvest management for maize, including large-scale adoption of tarpaulin and hermetic bags to store maize in a safer manner. It is expected that about 5,850 farm households will adopt good post-harvest practices, including the use...

Tanzania
The WE SolVE project aims to support DMDP goals and objectives by tackling the twin problem of 1) the lack of employment and economic opportunities for women in rural Tanzania, and 2) the lack of access to clean energy, especially in rural Tanzania....

Tanzania
Enhancing crop yield and profitability in Kenya through biological plant protection

Kenya
The project “Pushti Ambassadors Partnership – Creating jobs for female entrepreneurs in Bangladesh” will contribute to women’ economic empowerment and improved nutrition in rural Bangladesh. The project is a partnership between Arla Foods, who will provide affordable dairy products to help grow...

Bangladesh
With the long-term objective to reduce poverty, stimulate economic growth and increased sustainable energy supply, the project aims to develop a market for low-cost, party locally produced kW wind turbines for rural electrification. The project hopes to demonstrate the technical, social and...

Kenya