• Promoting Finance and Investment
    Promoting Finance and Investment
  • Trade Promotion and AGOA
    Trade Promotion and AGOA
  • Developing Regional Value Chains
    Developing Regional Value Chains
  • Expanding Agribusiness and Trade
    Expanding Agribusiness and Trade
  • Improving Regional Trade Facilitation
    Improving Regional Trade Facilitation
  • Improving Regional Trade
    Improving Regional Trade

SEEP ConferenceFrom September 28-30, 2015, USAID’s Southern Africa Trade Hub and partner organization Banyan Global participated in the 30th SEEP Network Annual Conference entitled, “Inclusion and Resilience: The Next Challenge” in Arlington, Virginia.

Lis Meyers delivered a presentation on gender integration within the Southern Africa Trade Hub and the Persuasive Communications Training initiative that was recently conducted in Botswana and Zambia.

She also represented the Southern Africa Trade Hub as part of a panel discussion, “Promoting Women’s Participation in Local, Regional and International Trade.”  The session examined successful global interventions to pinpoint the most effective ways to expand women’s roles and participation in trade and thereby promote women’s economic empowerment.

Photo: The Trade Hub’s Lis Meyers with Senior Economic Growth Advisor in the Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment at USAID Wade Channel

 

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