Sustainable Development

November 19, 2021

Why leverage South-South Cooperation to support women entrepreneurs: how does SITA’s strengthening of women-led businesses contribute to Sustainable Development?

Women’s empowerment contributes to positive and sustainable social outcomes – and makes economic sense too.  Supporting women as entrepreneurs is one of the key pathways to women’s empowerment. There are three main reasons why SITA makes women’s entrepreneurship a priority: To harnesses all the potential of women’s talent for maximum economic growth; to directly empower women entrepreneurs themselves; and to create decent work opportunities for other women.  SITA promotes women’s entrepreneurship through its gender-focussed Mitreeki programme.
June 7, 2021

A Q&A with Kenyan Jewelry Designer, Sylvia Omina Otsieno

Sylvia Omina Otsieno is the proud founder of sustainable, Made in Africa jewelry brand Omina Ostieno. Sylvia graduated from SITA’s Mitreeki Incubator Program for fashionpreneurs in 2019; below, SITA caught up with her two years on to understand what she has done with all her newfound knowledge, skills and confidence.
October 27, 2020

How can South- South Cooperation be optimized as a tool for revitalizing the global economy post Covid-19?

South-South Cooperation has huge potential for successfully achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and a vital role to play in Covid-19 recovery. The International Trade Centre (ITC) […]
October 1, 2020

Seed synergy: SITA facilitates Indian-Ugandan knowledge transfer, ahead of cotton germplasm exchange

SITA is facilitating a cotton seed exchange between India and Uganda to combine the strengths of the two countries’ different seed varieties. The germplasm exchange will […]