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.

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.

Jul
01
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The Power of Cooperatives: Working Together for Sustainability

In honor of International Cooperative Day, we look inside one Kenyan cooperative that has restructured its labor practices to improve safety and working conditions.

May
05
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Rebuilding in Rwanda: The Power of a Mother’s Love

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.

Apr
19
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A Gap in The Market: How Coffee Tasting Helps Honduran Women

TechnoServe staff identified a gap in coffee supply chain in Honduras, and used the opportunity to improve economic outcomes for women.

Apr
12
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Transforming Harvest Season in Ethiopia

An innovative approach to coffee production in the Sidama region is helping smallholder farmers improve their livelihoods while setting an example of environmental sustainability.