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.

Feb
23
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Ed Bullard’s Enduring Vision

We honor the legacy of TechnoServe’s founder, Ed Bullard, who would have celebrated his 83th birthday today.

Feb
16
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Improving Livelihoods by Saving Animals

TechnoServe is working to expand commercial livestock services across Kenya's rangelands and is evaluating which business models can provide sustainable agrovet services to pastoralist communities.

Feb
14
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Cultivating Change for Women Farmers through Cotton

In India, the world's largest producer of cotton, women farmers are training in farming, business, and digital savings skills that are helping them to increase their incomes and decision-making power, both on the farm and at home.

Feb
09
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Cocoa: Bringing Forests and Farmers Together in Peru

In San Martin, Apahuit Cooperative is working alongside TechnoServe and their farmer members to implement simple, ecofriendly techniques that boost their cocoa yields, improve incomes, and fight deforestation.

Feb
02
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Smart Fixes for Smart Shops: Transforming Communities through Micro-retailers

Mom and pop shops are the economic – and often social – backbone of Nairobi, especially in the city’s informal settlements. Store owners like Cosmas are learning simple business fixes that can help their stores, and the communities they serve, to thrive.