To date, TechnoServe has completed farmer training programs benefiting over 3,000 farmers across eight states throughout Brazil. Currently, TechnoServe is primarily working in the States of Minas Gerais and Goiás, empowering entrepreneurs and smallholder farmer to grow their businesses, in partnership with the global mining company Anglo American.
On The Ground
Catalyzing Economic Growth in Mining Communities
Promoting Best Practices in Agronomy and Sustainability
Smallholder Farmer Integration
May 8, 2012
In the south of the Brazilian state of Bahia, three organizations are uniting to implement an economic development project that is generating benefits for 60 farmers who live on settlements created after agrarian reform.
October 13, 2011
The great Peter Drucker once said, “Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.” The story of Liset and Ximena Contreras embodies this quote and much more.
Country Director Brazil and Senior Advisor