Blog

TechnoServe's blog highlights the lessons and successes from our work with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries.

Jul
12
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Breaking the Employment Barrier for Mumbai Youth

When underprivileged youth have access to the skills and opportunity to break into formal-sector employment, benefits spread to their families and communities.

Jul
03
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Women Entrepreneurs Face Unique Challenges

In June, TechnoServe convened a panel of women entrepreneurs to discuss ways to build success for women in business, from Silicon Valley to Kenya.

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Gender
Jun
29
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From Evidence to Action: Measuring Impact to Improve Development Decisions

In June, TechnoServe and the Center for Global Development convened a public event to discuss key questions affecting billions of aid dollars and the ability of development initiatives to deliver on our missions: How do we translate our data into better prospects for the world’s poor?

Jun
21
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Eyes in the Sky: How Drones and Satellites Can Transform African Agriculture

What if every farmer knew exactly what each of her plants needed—the amount of water, the quantity and formula of fertilizer, the type of pesticide—at any given moment? This is the promise of precision agriculture, in which micro-level data is gathered by drones or satellites and used to enhance decision-making on the farm.

Jun
13
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Partnering for Prosperity: Citi Volunteers Join TechnoServe Teams to Mentor Young Entrepreneurs

In Nairobi, volunteers from Citibank mentored young shopkeepers participating in the PAYED program, giving expert advice to help them build profitable enterprises for a better future.