Namibia: Womens’ Co-operative Improving Livehoods & The Environment

Changing Climates blog writes of the Eduafano Womens’ Cooperative in Namibia, and their production of oil from a traditional melon in the region. “The economic diversification and resilience-building implications of the work of EWC are huge. Not only it promotes the reforestation of an endemic tree –which helps combat desertification and soil degradation, but it also provides alternatives for income generation, thus diversifying livelihoods – something crucial for reducing community vulnerability to environmental and socioeconomic fluctuations.”

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