For more than a decade...
We have been partnering with small-scale farmers across North Africa to design innovative solutions to persistent challenges.
Browse our current and previous projects below.
From 2018-2020 and supported by Oxfam International, Nawaya researched, developed, and delivered training programs for rural youth in Egypt focused on literacy in online media and community-based leadership.
From 2018-2019, we consulted through Slow Food International to research and map heritage foods in Egypt.
From 2017-2018 the Ford Foundation in Egypt supported us to research best practices for inclusivity and collaboration with small-scale farming communities in the Middle East and North Africa.
In 2016 we consulted through UNIDO to assess the potential terroir products to be enhanced in Egypt for a geographical origin label.
In 2016 we consulted through GIZ Egypt to research best practices in rural food production in Egypt and develop complementary explanatory videos.
From 2016-2017, supported by Ricerca e Collaborazione we designed and set up 50 rooftop gardens in urban Cairo and delivered trainings on small scale plant and animal care.
From 2018-2020, in partnership with Access Agriculture we have helped co-design models for local engagement of video-based knowledge for small-scale agriculture.
Over several years we produced a variety of farmer-to-farmer videos with the support of Access Agriculture on sustainable agriculture and food production.
From 2014-2017 we led the development of a business development and training program for rural women in heritage food production. Support for this project came from the Embassy of Finland, the Canada Local Cooperation Fund, and GIZ Egypt.