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.
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.
Can simple business solutions make conservation profitable for smallholder farmers?
The public and private sectors invest in a partnership to help East African coffee farmers increase sustainable agronomic practices.
Using a market-based approach, TechnoServe is helping coffee farmers and cooperatives in Jimma, Ethiopia, turn coffee husk into a thriving market.
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.