WEEP: Women Economic Empowerment Programme Event Spotlights

Mon, 15 Oct, 2012
In commemoration of World Rural Women's Day We honor thousands of rural women of Lebanon and the Arab world for their silent, priceless and unrelenting work in support of their families, communities and local food security more
Mon, 17 Sep, 2012
The rural women cooperatives of Lebanon will be exhibiting their fresh products and offering tasteful bites to visitors during the Vth World Congress of Agronomists and Agrologists (Feed the World) which will be held between September 17th to September 21st at the Quebec City Convention Centre in Quebec – Canada. Visit the CRTD.A stand at the Feed the World event and taste products handmade with love and care by the rural women of Lebanon. For more information on CRTD.A’s work, visit www.crtda.org.lb more
Mon, 17 Sep, 2012
The members of the “Cooperative association for marketing the products of the cooperatives and rural women associations”(Namlieh), represented rural women in Lebanon at the the Vth World Congress of Agronomists and Agrologists which will be held between September 17th to September 21st at the Quebec City Convention Centre in Quebec – Canada and with the participation of 800 representatives from 30 countries under the slogan “Feeding the World”.   more
Fri, 27 Jul, 2012
The Women Economic Empowerment Program (WEEP) of the Collective for Research and Training Development – Action (CRTD.A) is proud to announce the launch of its WEEPortal (http://www.weeportal-lb.org). This new portal specializes in women’s economic rights, entitlements, more
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012
Within the framework of the REEWP project, CRTD.A organized on July 18, 2012 a national Policy Validation Meeting which was hosted at the YWCA in Beirut. Eighty participants representing Rural Women Cooperatives as well as sister organizations took part in this event which aimed at encouraging dialogue to build social policies that contribute to enhancing the role of women and their economic rights. more
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012
“Women’s economic empowerment in Lebanon: policies and future prospects” During the past two years, the CRTD.A conducted a number of consultative meetings concerning women’s economic rights. It also collected different data on their economic and social participation as part of “the regional more
Fri, 13 Jul, 2012
Within the framework of the REEWP project, CRTD.A organized on July 13 and 14, 2012 a national Knowledge Sharing Seminar which was hosted at the YWCA in Beirut. The two days seminar was an opportunity to share the results of the REEWP research work over the past two years with more than 130 participants representing Rural Women Cooperatives, more
Tue, 26 Jun, 2012
During the past two years, CRTD.A has conducted a number of qualitative researches and knowledge gathering activities on women's economic and social participation as part of the "Regional Economic Empowerment of Women Programme" (funded by CIDA and managed by Oxfam-Quebec).   more
Wed, 6 Jun, 2012
For four years running, Namlieh participated in The Garden Show & Spring Festival between May 29th-June 2nd, 2012 at the Beirut Hippodrome. As a part of CRTD.A’s Women’s Economic Empowerment Project (WEEP), Namlieh is a market outlet for approximately 35 Rural Women Cooperatives across Lebanon. There is a physical shop situated next to the National Museum in Beirut. more
Wed, 30 May, 2012
CRTD.A will also be at the Garden Show this year! Please visit the Namlyeh stand and taste the wonderful produce of more than 30 Rural Women Cooperatives from all over Lebanon. This year, you can also visit the CRTD.A stand where you can get to know all about what we do, our causes, our campaigns and our next event. more