Projects

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

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

Raising Rural Incomes

TechnoServe is an implementing partner in PrOpCom Mai-Karfi, a new six-year program working to increase the incomes of 500,000 northern Nigerians by 50 percent. Since the program kicked off in 2012, TechnoServe has led the evaluation of existing and potential PrOpCom markets, identifying soy and grain storage as promising opportunities for new interventions.

Agribusiness

Securing Credit for Cocoa Farmers

Though fertilizers have the potential to double cocoa yields on smallholder plots, most Nigerian farmers don’t have access to the credit they need to purchase these inputs. As a result, Nigerian cocoa producers are achieving only 30 percent of their potential yields. TechnoServe will play a key role in a pilot project linking an expected 500 smallholder Nigerian cocoa farmers to input credit by 2015.

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