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
06
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Empowering Women Coffee Growers in Antioquia, Colombia

Women play a central, though often "invisible," role in Colombian coffee production. Here's how The Coca-Cola Foundation and TechnoServe are partnering to improve the access of 11,000 women to the services and training they need to run their coffee farms as a business.

Aug
30
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Clean Water for Coffee Communities

In Sidama, Ethiopia, communities rely on rivers to both process their coffee and provide for their families. The Water Wise project introduced a simple solution to keep rivers productive and clean for coffee economies.

Aug
24
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Women’s Equality Day: Making Change with Mushrooms

In Zimbabwe, this woman entrepreneur is breaking down gender barriers by building her mushroom business with an inclusive sourcing strategy and providing gender training to men and women farmers in her supply chain.

Aug
21
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Learning from Women’s Savings Strategies in Tanzania

Participants in TechnoServe's Business Women Connect program are helping to shape the development sector's strategies around the roles that mobile savings and business trainings play in women's empowerment.

Aug
16
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Turning Cycles of Poverty into Cycles of Prosperity with Seeds

TechnoServe seed projects offer simple solutions to the barriers women face when adopting best practices and offer inclusive growth for farming communities.