Martha Mtenda once struggled to make a living through her half-acre farm in the village of Mbigili in Iringa, a region in Tanzania's Southern Highlands.READ MORE
To date, TechnoServe has supported 700,000 farmers and small business owners in Tanzania. TechnoServe is also providing leadership on the creation of the first ever national strategy for cocoa development.
On The Ground
Reviving Cocoa in Tanzania
Boosting Fortified Foods
Expanding Specialty Coffee
Facilitating Cotton Extension Services
Connecting Farmers with Mobile Services
Promoting Sustainable Mobile Solutions
Improving Cashew Production and Processing
Linking Grain Farmers to Markets
Connected Farmer Alliance
August 26, 2013
Aditya Gupta discusses his experience working with TechnoServe in East Africa, and how it motivated him to launch an organization that is addressing the issue of violence against women.
June 11, 2013
A new technical brief from the International Center for Research on Women highlights TechnoServe’s Coffee Initiative and its effective approaches to cultivating women’s participation.
November 7, 2012
Smallholder farmers in the developing world face considerable challenges that keep many of them locked in poverty. Mobile technologies have the potential to transform the rural economy facing impoverished small farmers.
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