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In the News

Eyes in the Sky: How Drones and Satellites Can Transform African Agriculture | Business Fights Poverty

TechnoServe's Paul Ndungu describes the Innovation in Outcome Measurement project's work on precision agriculture.

Cultivating Opportunity for African Farmers | The John Deere Journal

This multi-media content package highlights the partnership between John Deere and TechnoServe.

Malawi’s Food Processors Make Progress on Nutrition | Feed the Future

This article describes TechnoServe's work to improve nutrition by strengthening the local food processing sector in Africa.

Success on Every Corner: How Mom-and-Pop Shops Can Drive Growth in Africa | Business Fights Poverty

TechnoServe's Alice Waweru shows the importance of small shops to local economies in Africa, as well as how to support their growth.

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Speaking Engagements

June 19-20, 2018

How Business Can Measure the Impact – and ROI – of Corporate Sustainability

London, UK

Global entrepreneurship director Juan Carlos Thomas shares insights from TechnoServe's local economic development programs.

June 12, 2018

Cracking the Nut

Antigua, Guatemala

Macani Toungara speaks about TechnoServe's work to test the cost-effectiveness of mobile agriculture platforms.

June 11, 2018

From Evidence to Action: How Impact Measurement Can Drive Better Development Decisions

Washington, DC

William Warshauer and Kate Scaife Diaz of TechnoServe speak about how impact measurement can make programs more effective.

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Blog Posts

June 21, 2018

Eyes in the Sky: How Drones and Satellites Can Transform African Agriculture

What if every farmer knew exactly what each of her plants needed—the amount of water, the quantity and formula of fertilizer, the type of pesticide—at any given moment? This is the promise of precision agriculture, in which micro-level data is gathered by drones or satellites and used to enhance decision-making on the farm.

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June 13, 2018

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.

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