Together with our partners, TechnoServe is helping to grow strong markets that create opportunities for enterprising people in the developing world.
- Where We Work
- Burkina Faso
- Côte d’Ivoire
- El Salvador
- Latin America and the Caribbean
- South Africa
- South Sudan
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.
TechnoServe with funding from the European Union is reaching programming to help enable the European Commission to achieve the goal of helping to address core issues currently faced by agricultural industry players and poor households in Zimbabwe, as well as inform future thinking and program design
TechnoServe worked to introduce mobile phone-based solutions to meet demand from farmers, private sector agribusinesses as well as the development community for information and other value added services. In partnership with Esoko, Africa’s largest mobile agriculture platform with operations in 17 countries, and Mubatsiri, Zimbabwe’s Esoko reseller, and funding from the Ford Foundation, TechnoServe has set up a live platform that provides market information to farmers and allows organizations to interact and exchange information with value chain actors
Since 2011, TechnoServe has managed Agro Initiative Zimbabwe, a grant facility funded by the Department for International Development, which operates as a business competition to support sustainable innovative ideas in agriculture through monetary awards and technical assistance.