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.
Staple crops can provide much more than just subsistence for smallholder farmers. These crops can provide income, create jobs and improve food security for people living in the poorest places.
Across East Africa, the Strengthening Rural Youth Development through Enterprise (STRYDE) program is creating new opportunities for young people in rural areas.
Smallholder farmers in the developing world face considerable challenges that keep many of them locked in poverty. Mobile technologies have the potential to transform the rural economy facing impoverished small farmers.
How can we stimulate entrepreneurship in the developing world? For TechnoServe, this is more than just a theoretical question. We believe that competitive businesses are the key to ending global poverty. And growing such businesses begins with entrepreneurs.
Transforming poor people's food and nutrition security is proving to be, as expected, a massive challenge. As we approach a slew of global meetings that will address this topic in the coming months, the German Marshall Fund (GMF) has released a new report that showcases the need for and complexities of multi-stakeholder partnerships in support of this goal in Africa.