Video: New Skills and Knowledge Help Soy Farmers Improve their Lives

May 12, 2011

In Rajasthan, one of India’s poorest states, thousands of soy farmers are creating a better future for their families with TechnoServe’s assistance. Our advisors are showing these farmers agricultural best practices, helping them as much as double their productivity. The higher incomes have given families better access to health care, education and other essentials.

In Rajasthan, one of India’s poorest states, thousands of soy farmers are creating a better future for their families with TechnoServe’s assistance. Our advisors are showing these farmers agricultural best practices, helping them as much as double their productivity. The higher incomes have given families better access to health care, education and other essentials.

In this video, former India country director Parth Tewari and other TechnoServe team members show how empowering farmers with new skills and knowledge can create benefits that cascade through families, communities and countries.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

Partnering for Prosperity: Citi Volunteers Join TechnoServe Teams to Mentor Young Entrepreneurs

Partnering for Prosperity: Citi Volunteers Join TechnoServe Teams to Mentor Young Entrepreneurs

In Nairobi, volunteers from Citibank mentored young shopkeepers participating in the PAYED program, giving expert advice to help them build profitable enterprises for a better future.

Integrated Farming for Improved Futures in India

Integrated Farming for Improved Futures in India

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.

The Journey of Shanti Devi: Farmer, Mother, Executive

The Journey of Shanti Devi: Farmer, Mother, Executive

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.