The Philippines, August 2013 - Women in farming communities and leaders from various sectors of Philippine society recently joined an open dialogue on the role of women and their contribution in agriculture.  Theme of exchange of ideas and experiences was “Women in Rice Farming”.

Japan, July 2013 - Mr. Arsenio Rodriguez, Secretary of the BoD of DEVNET International and Mr.

Zimbabwe, July 2013 - Producing locally and marketing globally are proving to be a cost-effective way of moving one’s products to consumers everywhere.  The Internet provides the platform for small and medium-sized enterprises to reach distant markets.  Such was the experience of women entrepreneurs who are participating in the WINNER project i

 Nicaragua-China, July 2013 - Nicaragua has the largest amount of land for agricultural production in Central America. Its agricultural resources are estimated as 3.6 million hectares divided into areas for highly technical agriculture, permanent crops and pastures.

Nepal, June 2013 - Women in the mountain region of Nepal are at the forefront of developing the commercial potential of a wild plant that is indigenous in the Himalayas. The plant is known as the Himalayan giant nettle. The Nepalese women are associated with WINNER-Nepal, a women entrepreneurs’ network for cooperation and business development.  

The Philippines, June 2013 - Alliance-building among women-managed enterprises was the main theme of a training program for participants from eleven countries in Asia: Bhutan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Philippines held at the Women’s Center of the Technical Education and Skills Development Auth

Nepal, May 2013 - Nepalese women entrepreneurs together with various producers and manufacturers of export quality products from around the country and selected countries in South Asia drew kudos from visitors and guests who attended the recent international trade fair organized by the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of

 Philippines, April 2013 - An increasing number of women’s microenterprises producing handicrafts and growing mountain agricultural crops have started to tap into the global market by using the Internet and social media and joining the enlarging global digital village.  These women from the mountainous regions of northern Philippines are associated with

Zimbabwe, April 2013 - Food production and rural development in regions with significant food security inadequacies require appropriate know-how and improved technologies which promote efficient local production methods and facilitate transfer of technology.  Full benefit from these technologies will require training and skill development for local human resources.

Nepal - Members of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries and Federation of Women Entrepreneurs’ Association of Nepal jointly held a peace rally to mark the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March. The mass action featured dramatization of women’s entrepreneurship as well as women’s engagement in arts and music.