Partner: Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

CISANET contact person: Sibongile Kadewere and Pamela Kuwali


The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) agreed to collaborate to support capacity development activities in selected Sub-Saharan African countries within the context of South-South cooperation. BADEA AND ACBF noted that initiatives for integrating women into agricultural programs and strategies had not been sufficiently effective in empowering women in agriculture on a sustainable basis, for transformative changes in their livelihoods, food security of their households and communities and sustained gender equality and development in other areas of national development. The project covers a three-month period between March and May, 2020. Under the project, CISANET was contracted by ACBF to manage seed funding grants provided to five women cooperatives in Malawi.