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.

Sep
19
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Creating a Coffee Husk Market in Ethiopia

Using a market-based approach, TechnoServe is helping coffee farmers and cooperatives in Jimma, Ethiopia, turn coffee husk into a thriving market.

Aug
08
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In Tanzania, a School Built with Coffee

How two brothers are using their coffee-farming income to sow the seeds of knowledge in their community.

Aug
03
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Brewing Prosperity in East Africa: The Coffee Initiative Final Report

Explore the impact and stories from a groundbreaking eight-year project that benefited more than a quarter-million coffee farmers in East Africa.

Jul
28
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I Can Now Depend on Myself

When Tarciana Ciokinyua began receiving training from TechnoServe’s Coffee Initiative, she was able to invest her increased income in her family.

Jul
19
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The Impact Comes From the Coffee Cherry

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.