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.
We salute global women entrepreneurs, like Francesca Opoku, who are helping to grow their local economies.
Most of the world's cocoa comes from West Africa, grown on small family farms by people like Ama Nyame.
TechnoServe has helped 4,000 rural women to earn higher incomes by collecting and processing shea nuts.
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.