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.
When underprivileged youth have access to the skills and opportunity to break into formal-sector employment, benefits spread to their families and communities.
In June, TechnoServe convened a panel of women entrepreneurs to discuss ways to build success for women in business, from Silicon Valley to Kenya.
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?
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.
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.