On The Ground
TechnoServe Coalition for Smallholder Sourcing
The TechnoServe Coalition for Smallholder Sourcing is dedicated to generating evidence on innovations in smallholder sourcing that improve outcomes for farmers and companies, as well as promoting broad-based adoption of effective innovations.
East Africa Dairy Development
Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and implemented in partnership with Heifer International, the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) program is designed to boost the milk yields and incomes of small-scale farmers so they can lift their families and communities out of poverty.
Strengthening Rural Youth Development through Enterprise
TechnoServe is partnering with The MasterCard Foundation to help rural young women and men in East Africa transition to economic independence. The Strengthening Rural Youth Development through Enterprise (STRYDE) program delivers a comprehensive package of services including skills training, business development and mentoring to young people ages 18 to 30 in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
Technical Assistance Facility
TechnoServe serves as the manager of the Technical Assistance Facility (TAF), which supports the African Agriculture Fund, a private equity fund, to address food security challenges across Africa. TAF provides technical assistance to small and growing businesses (SGBs) invested in by the African Agriculture Fund, and improves linkages between enterprises and smallholder outgrowers.
Connected Farmer Alliance
The Connected Farmer Alliance (CFA) is a public-private partnership that seeks to promote commercially sustainable mobile agriculture solutions and increase productivity and revenues for 500,000 smallholder farmers across Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. The program also aims to increase revenues for agribusinesses and agricultural value chain service providers.
November 29, 2016
An innovative retail model is allowing women business leaders like Charity Dangana to sell safe and affordable water in their communities.
November 22, 2016
Innovations in the cashew value chain provide women the opportunity to become leaders in their families and communities.
November 17, 2016
The public and private sectors invest in a partnership to help East African coffee farmers increase sustainable agronomic practices.
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