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.
In India, Technoserve is working in remote villages to directly connect them with formal markets for the first time, creating a sustainable, prosperous value chain for indigenous non-timber forest products.
When underprivileged youth have access to the skills and opportunity to break into formal-sector employment, benefits spread to their families and communities.
Making the most out of a patch of land, smallholder farmers in Karnataka, India are adopting integrated farming systems to sustain themselves and the environment.
In Bihar, India, TechnoServe is working with women smallholder farmers to build more transparent and prosperous agricultural value chains, and to access more decision-making roles, on their farms and across the sector.
How Access to Finance is Helping Rural Women Entrepreneurs Improve their Incomes and Status in India
Indu Devi made her living producing fox nut snacks, but cultural gender norms held her and other women entrepreneurs back from business success. With access to formal financing and business training, she's integrated her enterprise into a profitable snack company.