Projects

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

Improving Livelihoods of Smallholder Farming Households in Karnataka

TechnoServe is implementing a livelihoods support program for 5,000 smallholder farming households in the Davangere district of Karnataka.

Agribusiness

Improving Food Security

TechnoServe is working across five African countries with USAID and Partners in Food Solutions to improve the quality and quantity of nutritious, processed food. In Zambia, we are currently assisting nine processors, with over 37 different technical and business development projects that will increase their capacity and efficiency, and improve the quality and safety of their products.

Agribusiness

Improving Food Processing and Food Security

Under the African Alliance for Improved Food Processing, TechnoServe works with Partners in Food Solutions (PFS) to improve the quality and quantity of nutritious, processed food in targeted African countries. In Malawi, TechnoServe works with PFS to deploy volunteer consultants who help processors improve operations, product quality and product safety.

Agribusiness

Training Cocoa Cooperative Executives

The Coop Academy is helping to create a professional and sustainable cocoa industry that benefits communities and strengthens the Ivorian economy. The business skills program will target 460 leaders of 115 cocoa cooperatives installed in the country over four years.

Beverage + Confection

Building Strong Businesses

Building on a model that has been successfully implemented in other countries in Central America, TechnoServe and its local partners ran a periodic business plan competition, Idea Tu Empresa, in Honduras to help entrepreneurs turn their good ideas into thriving businesses. Eight winners received cash prizes to implement and grow their businesses.

Small and Growing Businesses

Building Strong Businesses

TechnoServe and its partners are running a periodic national business plan competition, Idea Tu Empresa, to help the country's nascent entrepreneurs turn good ideas into thriving, growth-oriented businesses that generate jobs and markets. Dozens of businesses have already been launched or expanded.

Small and Growing Businesses