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In the News

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.

Female Workforces Can Revolutionize Latin American Business. Here’s how | World Economic Forum Agenda

This article explains why good gender practices are good business for small enterprises in Central America.

How Young Women Can Find Opportunities in African Agriculture | The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

TechnoServe's Dace Mahanay describes the STRYDE program's success helping women find opportunities in Africa's agricultural sector.

Evaluating Agrovet Services for Kenyan Pastoralists: What’s Working? | Farming First

This article highlights the Innovations in Outcome Measurement project's work to evaluate approaches to support Kenya's livestock sector.

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Speaking Engagements

April 24, 2018

World Cocoa Conference

Berlin, Germany

TechnoServe Peru Country Director Victor Ganoza speaks about supporting cocoa-farmer organizations.

March 15-17, 2018

National Coffee Association Convention

New Orleans, LA

TechnoServe Global Coffee Director Paul Stewart speaks about sustainability for smallholder farmers.

March 13, 2018

Mozambique Assembly

Maputo, Mozambique

Pamela Chitenhe speaks to the Energy Council about local economic development in regions where oil and gas companies operate.

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Blog Posts

April 20, 2018

Four Reasons to Feel Good About Your Cup of Coffee on Earth Day

In Ethiopia, TechnoServe is working with Nespresso’s AAA Sustainable Quality Program to build a coffee sector that is sustainable and prosperous for local farmers and ecosystems.

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April 18, 2018

Coffee Offers Opportunity in Peru’s Former Coca-Growing Regions

TechnoServe is helping to pave the way toward a drug-free Peru by supporting 10,000 coffee-farming families in former coca-growing regions to improve their productivity and access more profitable markets.

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