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.
A maize program is helping 24,000 smallholder farmers boost their incomes.
TechnoServe is providing business and technical training to 1,000 rural women who depend on shea for their livelihoods.
Together with agricultural firm Wienco Ghana Limited, TechnoServe is working with smallholder farmers to improve their productivity and increase their incomes.
Mary Okyrefo spreads cocoa beans to dry in the village of Akyem Takyiman in eastern Ghana. TechnoServe is partnering with agricultural firm Wienco Ghana Limited to develop capacity for farmers like Mary. Through the Cocoa Abrobopa Association, we are helping cocoa farmers to implement good agricultural practices and run their farms as businesses.
Aminah Alhassan (left) and Mariama Andani of the Nyebu Be Yoona Shea Butter Processing Group stand near their homes in the village of Kanfiehiyili in northern Ghana. TechnoServe has helped 4,000 poor rural women to earn sustainable incomes by collecting and processing shea nuts into a butter used in cosmetics. With our assistance, these women have more than doubled their incomes, giving them money to feed their families and send their children to school.