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.
Garuke coffee cooperative in Ethiopia was the only employer in the area for workers like Seifu Abafita, but in 2009 was on the brink of closure until support from the Coffee Initiative helped to turn things around.
In honor of International Cooperative Day, we look inside one Kenyan cooperative that has restructured its labor practices to improve safety and working conditions.
Athanasie, a returned refugee, has worked hard to create a healthy and prosperous future for her family in Rwanda – one coffee tree at a time.
TechnoServe staff identified a gap in coffee supply chain in Honduras, and used the opportunity to improve economic outcomes for women.
An innovative approach to coffee production in the Sidama region is helping smallholder farmers improve their livelihoods while setting an example of environmental sustainability.