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  1. The objective for MEAS is to define and disseminate good practice strategies and approaches to establishing efficient, effective and financially sustainable rural extension and advisory service systems in selected countries. Our goal is to help transform and modernize these extension systems, so...  
  2. Christian Veterinary Mission was founded in 1976 by Dr. Leroy Dorminy, a veterinarian from Georgia. In his own words: "My family and I attended the Baptist World Alliance in Stockholm, Sweden in July 1975. There were 84 countries represented including some underdeveloped countries. This was my...  
  3. Raw cassava contains cyanide, which is toxic to ingest, so it is vital to prepare it correctly. Also, there are two types of cassava: sweet and bitter. Bitter cassava is hardier but has a much higher cyanide content. Most of the cassava used in the United States is sweet. In the U.S., people...  
  4. Highly Recommended for Short and Long-term Missions Our online training provides free self-paced courses that are interactive and engaging with topics ranging from mission support to faith and wellness. Log into CVM'seLearningplatform and browse course offerings! Other recommended training...
     
  5. The plight of refugees from Rwanda, Burundi, and Democratic Republic of Congo made international headlines between 1993 and 1998. Throughout central Africa, roughly 3.4 million refugees crossed international borders, 2.3 million persons became internally displaced, and 600,000 exiles returned to...  
  6. Agriculture accounts for 30% of the GDP and 80% of the labor force in Tanzania with a population of 53 million. 70% of the Agricultural GDP is produced by women. Over 46% of the population lives below the extreme poverty threshold of $1.90 a day. Approximately 35% of the population is lacking...
     
  7. According toFuture Cities Laboratories, steel is not irreplaceable. There’s a material alternative that grows in the tropical zone of our planet, an area that coincides closely with the developing world: bamboo.Bamboo belongs to the botanical family of grasses and is extremely resistant to...
     
  8. Zambian agriculture would benefit from improvements in small-scale agricultural production, and reaching women is a necessity given their active participation and potential. However transitions from rainfed to irrigated agriculture can significantly alter gender relations and control in...  
  9. This is a checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. The original data was created by combining information the digitisedFlora d’Afrique Centralewith data from the African Plants Database, the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families and from...  
  10. Working Villages International is a US nonprofit organization founded in 2005, working in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Our mission is to get rural people out of poverty. We do this by investing in agricultural interventions that substantially raise farmers’ incomes. By far the most impactful...