EconoWin’s Gender Sensitive Value Chain program has co-operated with partners from around the MENA region.  Click the logos for further information.

ATLAS Foundation


In cooperation with the ATLAS Foundation (Association Tunisienne pour le Leadership, l’Auto-développement et la Solidarité), EconoWin worked on the value chain of Myrtle in Ain Drahem. The goal of the project was to provide support to women producers in the myrtle value chain to improve their market access by encouraging the establishment of formal groupings.

NatureTex / Sekem


In Egypt only one GSVC project was realized in cooperation with the SEKEM Group, specifically with their toy and textile company NatureTex.

The main objectives of the GSVC project were to improve women’s self-esteem as textile workers, to boost their career prospects within the company and to increase women’s income generating opportunities in independent textile workshops.



The GSVC project with AMAPPE worked on the Fig value chain in Chefchaouen/ Ouazzane.

The project focused on strengthening the technical and managerial capacities of cooperatives, and supporting the advancement of women’s economic activities in the chain, thereby increasing their income.

Jordanian Partners


The GSVC projects in Jordan on the value chains of bottled and pickled products in Ajloun and dairy products in Jerash were done in cooperation with Jordan River Foundation (JRF) and IRADA Foundation.

The project in Ajloun aimed to enhance the quality and quantity of home-based bottled and pickled products in order to make them more presentable and taste better, which would, in turn, increase women producers’ profits.

The GSVC project in Jerash aimed at increasing job opportunities and income generation for women. Project implementation partners were the Microfund for Women (MfW) at an early stage and later the Royal Scientific Society (RSS).



The Tunisian partner for the GSVC project on dog roses in Zaghouan was APEZ – Association pour la Promotion de l’Eglantier de Zaghouan.

The goal of the project was to provide support to women to improve their market access while helping them becoming more visible in marketing the products.



In the GSVC of prickly pears in Sidi Ifni was done in cooperation with AIDES and aimed at upgrading businesses in the prickly pear value chain and at strengthening the skills of working women in the chain with regard to product processing and commercialisation.