Chetana, a 2009 TechnoServe business plan competition winner in southern India, is creating meaningful economic opportunities for disabled people in the community.Read More
In 2014, TechnoServe provided agronomic training and business and marketing support to almost 38,000 smallholder farmers, by working directly with more than 2,700 farmers on capacity building and indirectly with 35,000 farmers through farmer producer organizations, across 12 states in India. Forty-five percent of the beneficiaries were women. We developed innovative ways to help farmers adapt to climate change and water scarcity, and supported 25 entrepreneurs to grow strong businesses that will improve local economies.
On The Ground
Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Mumbai
PartnersBlackstone Charitable Foundation
Youth-Employability Program in Mumbai
Women’s Farmer Producer Groups in Bihar
India-Africa Agriculture Innovation Bridge
Strengthening the Dairy Value Chain
Raising Cashew Farmers’ Income
Catalyzing Local Economic Development in Barmer District
PartnersCairn India Ltd.
Strengthening Agribusinesses in Maharashtra
Moving Farmer Producer Organizations towards Sustainability
PartnersIFC Advisory Services
Expanding Market Opportunities for Smallholder Vegetable Farmers
Boosting Incomes for Soy Farmers
Supporting the Development of Farmer Producer Organizations
Business Planning Support for Farmer Producer Companies
Expanding Opportunities for Farmers in North East India
Economic Development of Tibetan Settlements
Promoting Sustainable Livestock Development Centers
PartnersBAIF Development Foundation
Promoting Rice Water-Use Efficiency Technologies
Analyzing Agribusiness in South Asia
Studying the Rice Value Chain
Assessing the Viability of a Mango Processing Hub
Supporting Organic Production through a Business Cell
Social Enterprise Business Plan Competition
Identifying Coconut Water Opportunities
June 16, 2015
The Acceso Cashew Enterprise is improving market efficiency and farming practices in the Ratnagiri district of India’s Maharashtra state.
May 28, 2015
The India-Africa Agriculture Innovation Bridge supports transfer of technology and South-South cooperation.
May 18, 2015
President and CEO William Warshauer discusses TechnoServe's approach to forging partnerships that create value for companies and communities.
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