Projects

Together with our partners, TechnoServe is helping to grow strong markets that create opportunities for enterprising people in the developing world.

Connected Farmer Alliance

The Connected Farmer Alliance (CFA) is a public-private partnership that seeks to promote commercially sustainable mobile agriculture solutions and increase productivity and revenues for 500,000 smallholder farmers across Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. The program also aims to increase revenues for agribusinesses and agricultural value chain service providers.

Agribusiness

Technical Assistance Facility

TechnoServe serves as the manager of the Technical Assistance Facility (TAF), which supports the African Agriculture Fund, a private equity fund, to address food security challenges across Africa. TAF provides technical assistance to small and growing businesses (SGBs) invested in by the African Agriculture Fund, and improves linkages between enterprises and smallholder outgrowers.

Agribusiness

Promoting Best Practices in Agronomy and Sustainability

TechnoServe is implementing a two year program to deliver training to 3,000 smallholder farmers in agronomy and sustainability best practices, supported by the corporate foundation of a global retailer.

Agribusiness

Analyzing Agribusiness in South Asia

TechnoServe is carrying out an India-wide mapping and analysis of the agribusiness sector, working with IFC Advisory to inform their South Asia Agribusiness Strategy and to identify potential investment opportunities for IFC in India.

Agribusiness

Accelerating Agribusinesses in the North West

TechnoServe is working with farmers in the Bojanala region of the North West province to help them to realize their potential, accelerate growth and contribute to the improvement of their communities. TechnoServe has selected 15 farming entities to partake in a holistic farm business development initiative.

Agribusiness

Agricultural Revitalization in Post-Conflict Areas

Much of northern Uganda was scarred by two decades of attacks from the Lord’s Resistance Army. Civilians who had fled to camps for internally displaced persons have now returned to their farms to rebuild their livelihoods. TechnoServe is working in Lamwo District, bordering South Sudan, to address various post-conflict challenges.

Agribusiness

Analyzing Markets for New Opportunities

TechnoServe has conducted market assessments and strategic plans for stakeholders in a number of Nigerian industries, including edible oils and cassava.

Agribusiness

Boosting Fortified Foods

TechnoServe is working with small- and medium-sized maize, rice and sunflower oil processors to increase the supply of, and demand for, nutritious and fortified foods. The project will work with more than 1,000 business owners to build capacity for fortification by assisting the processors with operations, access to finance, formulation, packaging and marketing.

Agribusiness

Bridging the Digital Divide

The Connected Farmer Alliance is a public-private partnership that seeks to promote commercially sustainable mobile agriculture solutions and increase productivity and revenues for 500,000 smallholder farmers across Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique.

Agribusiness

Business Planning Support for Farmer Producer Companies

The program team conducted business plan training on areas such as operations and human resources strategy, supported the Farmer Producer Companies in goal setting and identifying key revenue and cost drivers and trained FPCs to prepare financial statements and forecasts.

Agribusiness

Catalyzing Local Economic Development in Barmer

Barmer District lies in Rajasthan's Thar Desert, a remote and semi-arid region with few livelihood opportunities. TechnoServe is implementing an integrated social and economic development program that will raise incomes for 10,000 households across Barmer.

Agribusiness

Commercializing Therapeutic Food Supplements

As an implementing partner of the Zambia Nutrition, Assessment, Counseling, and Support program, TechnoServe is helping to support an innovative program to improve the nutritional status of people living with HIV and developing new market opportunities for local food processors and retailers.

Agribusiness