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In the News

Designing Win-Win Relationships between Business and Smallholders | Business Fights Poverty

In the first article in a five-part series, TechnoServe's Jonathan Barnow discusses strategies that bring value to smallholder farmers and businesses alike.

What Bean to Bar Strategies Improve the Lives of Cocoa Farmers? | Devex

TechnoServe's Simon Winter shares his insights about how to help cocoa farmers in the face of climate change.

Gates, Mastercard Launch New Platform for Smallholder Farmers | Devex

This article highlights the changes catalyzed by TechnoServe's work on mobile tools for farmers in Africa.

Prosperity Starts on the Farm | Coffee Talk

TechnoServe Global Coffee Director Paul Stewart provides his thoughts on what the coffee industry needs.

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Speaking Engagements

March 8, 2017

International Women’s Day Webinar

Kindra Halvorson and Amanda Satterly will be presenting on our International Women’s Day Webinar. Join us to learn the exciting ways that TechnoServe is working to create economic prosperity for both women and men.

February 16-17, 2017

Young Africa Works Summit

Kigali, Rwanda

Simon Winter will share insights about youth and climate-smart agriculture in Africa.

February 4, 2017

Georgetown Africa Business Conference

Washington, D.C.

TechnoServe's Simon Winter will be speaking about agribusiness in Africa.

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Blog Posts

February 13, 2017

TechnoServe Fellows Program: A New Chapter for Volunteer Consultants

After 20 years of supporting business solutions to poverty, the Volunteer Consultant Program is now the TechnoServe Fellows Program. Program alumni share highlights and insights from their Fellows experience.

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February 09, 2017

Small Fields, Big Harvests

After struggling to make ends meet, Tabitha Muthoni has realized her full potential as a successful farm owner and business person with support from the Mavuno Zaidi Program in Kenya.

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