South Africa, May 2012 - Wetland ecosystems play a vital role in sustaining healthy lives. They purify water and regulate water flow, acting as sponges that store water and release it slowly, filtering pollutants and easing the impact of droughts and floods in the process. Peat-lands, for instance, store about 10% of all the world’s freshwater resources.

The Philippines - One hundred twenty-four women community leaders from four provinces of Mindanao in Southern Philippines (North Cotabato, South Cotabato, Maguindanao and Sultan Kudarat) joined the training program on social entrepreneurship, an innovative approach to unleashing the potentials of communities to make an imprint on tran

Romania - The prominent role of Romanian women in society, specifically in public service and in business, took center stage at a recent conference on women in governance held in Bucharest.

Kathmandu, April 2012 - The hand that rocks the cradle rocks the market with designs that depend on natural material and ingenuity of local craftswomen.  Exploiting this advantage over mass produced goods for exports, women entrepreneurs in Nepal joined intensive training on handicraft design and buyers’ preferences.  The training aimed to est

Harare, April 2012 - After completing their training on modern business practices and market opportunities, women entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe, who joined the WINNER program, formed women’s business clubs to continue the exchange of ideas and experiences among themselves, particularly in moving forward with their businesses

Harare, April 2012 - Faced with problems that hinder business growth and development, micro, small and medium enterprises run by women rise to the test of overcoming obstacles to realize the full potentials of their businesses.

Kathmandu, March 2012 - In Nepal, women entrepreneurs engaged in intensive training on innovative handicraft design to establish powerful connection between creativity and business.

With the increasing economic integration of the world brought about by globalization, it is crucial that Nepal should define and sustain its competitive advantage in various products bound for foreign markets. Advantage in the use of natural materials unique to Nepal coupled with available cheap labor and indigenous designs along with modern marketing practices could use added thrust to its export drive.

Kathmandu, 2 December 2011 – A two-day training meeting on Marketing Concepts was organized by WINNER Nepal from 17-18 November 2011 in coordination with Women Entrepreneurship Development Committee (WEDC) of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI).

Kathmandu, 11 November 2011 – The 13th Nepal-China Tibet Economic and Trade Fair was held from 2 to 6 November 2011 in Kathmandu to increase economic cooperation between Nepal and the autonomous region of Tibet.