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In the News

Fortify Africa: Our New Business Imperative | The Africa Report

In this op-ed, Dangote Group CEO Aliko Dangote lauds efforts to boost food fortification in Africa, citing TechnoServe's SAPFF Program. 

Ripe Partnerships: Harvesting the Benefits of PPPs for the Eastern Africa Fruit Value Chain | Spore

This article examines the impact of TechnoServe's Project Nurture for fruit growers in Kenya and Uganda.

Small Tweak, Big Impact: How a ‘Simple Innovation’ Convinced Farmers to Improve Agricultural Inputs | NextBillion

This article by Nupur Parikh describes TechnoServe's efforts to find innovative ways to improve the incomes of smallholder farmers.

How Cashew Apple Juice Became Africa’s New Power Drink | Ozy

This article describes TechnoServe's work helping to build an industry in Benin that creates economic opportunities and reduces food waste. 

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Speaking Engagements

October 10-13, 2017

SOCAP 2017

San Franscisco, CA

TechnoServe's Oscar Artiga speaks about access to finance for small-and-growing businesses

September 29, 2017

Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit

Washington, D.C.

TechnoServe's Chris Donohue shares insights about scaling initiatives to create economic opportunities for rual youth.

September 25-27, 2017

ANDE Annual Conference

Leesburg, VA

Entrepreneurship Director Juan Carlos Thomas speaks about providing technical assistance in business accelerators.

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Blog Posts

December 05, 2017

“Just Get Up and Do Something”

Sarah LaFleur, a TechnoServe Fellow in South Africa who launched fashion startup MM.LaFleur, talks volunteering, fashion, and the power of entrepreneurship to change lives.

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November 30, 2017

The Millennial Employment Gap: Three Lessons Learned Supporting Young Entrepreneurs

In an op-ed for NextBillion, TechnoServe's Program Director for Central America Entrepreneurship discusses how to adapt curriculums and mentorship styles to help today's youth to understand and create better business futures.

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