Since its establishment in 2010, TechnoServe Zimbabwe has transformed lives of more than 7,700 small scale farmers and rural families by increasing their household incomes and creating employment through agri-businesses taking part in the Agro Initiative Zimbabwe programme. The 12 businesses, currently working with TechnoServe, are projected to realize incremental revenue of up to $13.5 million, creating 242 jobs with a downstream effect on 70,000 small scale farmers/rural communities having access to markets, information and technology in three years.
On The Ground
Technical Assistance Facility
PartnersAfrican Agriculture Fund, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, European Commission, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Italian Development Cooperation
Developing the Poultry Industry
Supporting Innovative Agriculture
The technical assistance addresses client growth constraints at a business level, thus setting them on a path to secure subsequent external finance to commercialize or scale, and farmer capacity building to ensure contracted households understand the underlying business case in each partnership for maximum yields and profitability.
Promoting Mobile Solutions for Development
August 1, 2012
Former volunteer consultant Sara Andrews chats with us about her time in Zimbabwe and the company it inspired, Bumbleroot.
October 5, 2011
Brighton Makuvaza is the administrator of TechnoServe’s Agro Innovation Zimbabwe business plan competition in Harare, Zimbabwe. In that role, Brighton has helped coordinate every aspect of the program. The experience has shown him the promise of the agricultural sector to change lives in poor areas of Zimbabwe.
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Tel: +263 4 339 945; 307630