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.
Closing the gender gap is essential to economic growth in Africa, where women generally have less access to education, training, financial services, and assets than men do. Dace Mahanay, TechnoServe's Regional Director for the STRYDE program, discusses keys to supporting young women's business success.
TechnoServe is working to expand commercial livestock services across Kenya's rangelands and is evaluating which business models can provide sustainable agrovet services to pastoralist communities.
Mom and pop shops are the economic – and often social – backbone of Nairobi, especially in the city’s informal settlements. Store owners like Cosmas are learning simple business fixes that can help their stores, and the communities they serve, to thrive.
In an interview for Dimagi, TechnoServe's Global Technology Manager, Kevin Ziegler, shares how we are using mobile data collection to monitor training sessions and improve reporting for our coffee projects.
Nespresso's AAA Sustainable Quality Program, implemented by TechnoServe in East Africa, was named the "Best Economic Empowerment Program" in the 2017 Corporate Citizenship Awards.