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

Improving Smallholder Farmer Livelihoods in Madhya Pradesh

TechnoServe is working with five Farmer Producer Companies (FPCs) in the districts of Guna, Narsinghpur, Vidisha, Sheopur and Dindori in Madhya Pradesh in the wheat and maize value chains, helping to build them into sustainable businesses that work to the benefit of their member farmers.

Enterprise Development

Demonstration and Development of Improved Practices in the Guar Market System of Rajasthan

TechnoServe is demonstrating and refining scalable actions for inclusive, sustainable growth and competitiveness of the Guar market system in India.


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.


Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Mumbai

This program targets growth-constrained, women-led small and microenterprises, operating in the unorganized or informal sector in the Mumbai urban area.

Enterprise Development

Youth-Employability Program in Mumbai

TechnoServe India has initiated a Skills Training and Job Placement program in Mumbai to identify and bridge the gap between education and employment by training adolescents in the aforementioned age group in basic work-ethic skills.

Enterprise Development

Women’s Farmer Producer Groups in Bihar

TechnoServe is implementing a year-long technical assistance project in Bihar aimed at strengthening the state’s effort to support women farmers through forming producer groups.


Sharing Agricultural Innovation Between India and Africa

This unique South-South collaboration aims to build, demonstrate and test a scalable model of transferring agricultural innovations from India to Africa.


Strengthening the Dairy Value Chain

TechnoServe has undertaken an intensive study of the local daily value chain and is guiding the location of collection centers and route plans to maximize efficiency.


Raising Cashew Farmers’ Income

TechnoServe is helping farmers in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra improve the productivity and quality of their cashew nut and fruit crops.

Fruits + Vegetables

Identifying Coconut Water Opportunities

Beverage brand Vita Coco contracted TechnoServe to evaluate the coconut industry in India and to advise the company on an implementation plan to source from Indian producers.

Beverage + Confection

Social Enterprise Business Plan Competition

TechnoServe conducted Enrich Engage Enable, a business plan competition for social enterprises in five districts of northern Karnataka. From 79 contestants working in diverse industries, the program shortlisted 30 entrepreneurs, each of whom subsequently received 200 hours of business training and mentorship from established entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and industry leaders.

Enterprise Development

Supporting Organic Production through a Business Cell

Organic production has been a priority in the northern state of Uttarakhand. However, little value addition or processing happens within the state. TechnoServe is establishing a Business Development Cell as part of the Uttarakhand Organic Commodities Board, supporting private enterprises throughout the organic supply chain.