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.

Aug
26
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Q&A: Former TechnoServe Volunteer Launches Nonprofit in India

Aditya Gupta discusses his experience working with TechnoServe in East Africa, and how it motivated him to launch an organization that is addressing the issue of violence against women.

Jun
11
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Supporting Women Farmers: Strategies for Engaging Women in Agricultural Development

A new technical brief from the International Center for Research on Women highlights TechnoServe’s Coffee Initiative and its effective approaches to cultivating women’s participation.

Nov
07
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A Growing Lifeline: Mobile Technologies in Agricultural Development

Smallholder farmers in the developing world face considerable challenges that keep many of them locked in poverty. Mobile technologies have the potential to transform the rural economy facing impoverished small farmers.

Aug
31
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Photo of the Week: All in a Day’s Work

In the United States, millions of Americans are gearing up to celebrate Labor Day in honor of the achievements of workers here. But let’s also remember the contributions of workers around the world, like these tea pickers in Tanzania. When people in developing countries have the opportunity to earn a living, everyone benefits.

Jul
12
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Improving Livelihoods Through Dairy: Women’s Empowerment in Tanzania

In the winter of 2012, I joined TechnoServe directly from a management consulting position in San Francisco. Four months and more than 100 stakeholder interviews later, what was once a side note on a scope of work now has great impact on how TechnoServe looks at dairy interventions.