Blog

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.

Mar
12
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How Young Women can Find Opportunities in African Agriculture

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.

Dec
15
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Digitizing Coffee Agronomy Training & Monitoring

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.

Nov
17
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Turning Problems into Opportunities

As 11 million young people enter the African workforce each year, the STRYDE program is training schools to give students the tools and the confidence they need to create their own jobs through innovative enterprise development.

Sep
27
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Time to Get Comfortable with Complexity: Insights from TechnoServe’s East Africa Coffee Initiative

This post by Business Fights Poverty explores key insights from the Harvard Kennedy School's report on TechnoServe’s East Africa Coffee Initiative.

May
08
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Measuring Lasting Change for Coffee Farmers

Five years after completing a project to improve the livelihoods of coffee farmers in Rwanda and Ethiopia, TechnoServe asked researchers to return to participating communities and evaluate our lasting impact.