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.
Our Coffee Initiative is helping East African farmers to build better lives, one coffee bean at a time.READ MORE
Navyn Salem is running Industrial Revelation, a company based in her family's homeland of Tanzania that is dedicated to selling economically and socially viable treatments for malnutrition. TechnoServe is providing key support in several areas.READ MORE
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
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.
August 31, 2012
In the United States, millions of Americans are gearing up to celebrate Labor Day in honor of the achievements of workers here. But let’s also remember the contributions of workers around the world, like these tea pickers in Tanzania. When people in developing countries have the opportunity to earn a living, everyone benefits.
July 12, 2012
In the winter of 2012, I joined TechnoServe directly from a management consulting position in San Francisco. Four months and more than 100 stakeholder interviews later, what was once a side note on a scope of work now has great impact on how TechnoServe looks at dairy interventions.
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