Colombia’s Nuquí region abuts the Pacific Ocean, in an area where the sea meets lush mangrove-forested foothills, making it a hotbed of animal and plant biodiversity.Read More
TechnoServe supported 1,260 Colombian smallholder coffee growers improve farming practices and increase revenue. And in 2012, TechnoServe concluded a successful four-year program to support and foster entrepreneurship in six South American countries. In Colombia, TechnoServe helped 101 entrepreneurs generate more than $3.2 million in increased sales and 832 jobs through business plan competition and start-up consulting.
On The Ground
Building New and Better Businesses
Improving Colombia’s Coffee Sector
A Good Cup of Coffee
Increasing the Adoption of Centralized Coffee Wetmills
July 27, 2012
The natural beauty of Colombia’s Nuquí region makes it a wonderful destination for tourists.
May 9, 2012
How can we stimulate entrepreneurship in the developing world? For TechnoServe, this is more than just a theoretical question. We believe that competitive businesses are the key to ending global poverty. And growing such businesses begins with entrepreneurs.
November 16, 2011
Entrepreneurs recognize the resources that are available to them. In the case of Josefina Klinger and Angelica Valencia, that resource was the beauty and biodiversity of their native Nuquí region on Colombia’s Pacific coast. In 2006, the women founded a partnership of small tourism providers called Mano Cambiada.
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