Projects

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

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

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

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.

Livestock

India-Africa Agriculture Innovation Bridge

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

Agribusiness

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.

Agribusiness

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

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

Assessing the Viability of a Mango Processing Hub

Despite Orissa’s rich natural resources and strong horticultural sector, more than 35 percent of produce is wasted due to poor infrastructure and lack of processing facilities. TechnoServe is conducting strategic research to assess the viability of a projected mango processing hub, as well as creating a detailed business and implementation plan.

Fruits + Vegetables

Boosting Incomes for Soy Farmers

Soybean farmers in the desert state of Rajasthan have far lower productivity than in other regions of the world. TechnoServe supported 5,000 smallholder soybean farmers to realize their potential, improving productivity and developing linkages to better markets.

Legumes

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 District

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

Economic Development of Tibetan Settlements

The Economic Development of Tibetan Settlements (EDOTS) program is creating sustainable, replicable livelihood opportunities for Tibetans in exile in India and Nepal. Through scalable models of improved organic farming, workforce development and entrepreneurship training/support, the project aims to reduce out-migration from Tibetan settlements and preserve Tibetan culture.

Agribusiness