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  • Co-create the future of MCLD — November 2022 Update

    Co-create the future of MCLD — November 2022 Update

    As CLD gains traction with policy makers, we have new opportunities for impact and influence that surpass our current structure and budget. In October, a representative subgroup of MCLD leaders and outside network weavers came together to explore principles for a new global structure. Some of these include: Our overall goal is to fully establish […]

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  • Mansofinia Agric Farmers’ Organization: Using what we have to help others

    Mansofinia Agric Farmers’ Organization: Using what we have to help others

    This month’s Movement Matters features Aiah Marrah and Lansana Kondeh, two contributors to the formation of MCLD Sierra Leone and initiators of Mansofinia Agric Farmers’ Organization (MAFO). Aiah and Lansana share their experiences launching a community-based organization and the power of youth in community-led development. 

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  • Standing with small-scale producers at the World Bank Annual Meetings

    Standing with small-scale producers at the World Bank Annual Meetings

    During the World Bank Annual meetings in Washington DC on October 12, 2022, civil society and World Bank officials discussed ways to #ShiftThePower to small-scale producers. The event — Good Food Begins with Farmers: building resilience to prevent future food crises addressed the food crisis caused by climate change, conflict, inflation and COVID-19, which is […]

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  • USAID’s New Local Capacity Strengthening Policy

    USAID’s New Local Capacity Strengthening Policy

    For this month’s call, we were joined by Colleen Brady and Arjun Tasker from USAID to update us on the new Local Capacity Strengthening Policy and how the inputs from MCLD and others have been incorporated.

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