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 the devastating wake of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico lost 80 percent of its coffee trees, crippling an important sector of its economy. Now TechnoServe and its partners are teaming up to help rebuild the island’s coffee industry and support thousands of farmers.
In Ethiopia, 75 percent of the work in the coffee value chain is carried out by women, whereas only 43 percent of the income is earned by those same women. Kebebushe is one of 79 agronomists working with Nespresso to support more than 40,000 coffee farmers with best farming practices, and to improve the status of women throughout the value chain.
The public and private sectors invest in a partnership to help East African coffee farmers increase sustainable agronomic practices.
This month, coffee enthusiasts in five European countries and the U.S. can enjoy specialty coffee grown by farmers in South Sudan.
USAID invests in TechnoServe and Nespresso's efforts to revitalize the coffee industry in South Sudan.