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.

May
08
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Measuring Lasting Change for Coffee Farmers

Five years after completing a project to improve the livelihoods of coffee farmers in Rwanda and Ethiopia, TechnoServe asked researchers to return to participating communities and evaluate our lasting impact.

Apr
20
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The Business Case for Trees

Can simple business solutions make conservation profitable for smallholder farmers?

Nov
17
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Coffee Farmers Combat Climate Change

The public and private sectors invest in a partnership to help East African coffee farmers increase sustainable agronomic practices.

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.

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.