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Emerging farmers need to be skilled to thrive

TechnoServe's Operations Directors in South Africa, Mandla Nkomo, writes about the importance of trainning emerging farmers and of helping them access markets

On World Food Day, Talking Scarcity in a Land of Abundance

In an article comemorating the World Food Day, Willy Foote addresses the issue of inlcusive agricultural growth and sustainable development in Africa

Peru's Flourishing Cacao and Chocolate Industry

B2B publication Candy Industry reviews Salon del Cacao y Chocolate 2014, which took place in Lima in July, and surveys the growing cocoa industry in Peru. The authors spotlight work by TechnoServe, USAID and other organizations to help farmers transition from coca (used for cocoaine) to cocoa cultivation.

Nespresso smells opportunity in helping small coffee growers -

Nespresso's recently announced sustainability agenda is analyzed as part of a growing trend of large international agribusinesses and food companies that are increasing their involvement with small holder growers. The FT highlights Nespresso's partnership with TechnoServe in South Sudan.

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Hatching a Plan for Economic Independence

Like many young women and men in Rwanda, Eugenie struggled to make ends meet, until she applied the skills she learned through TechnoServe's STRYDE training to assess and meet an important need in her community.

January 23, 2015

From Farmer to Farmer: Building a Bridge Between India and Africa

TechnoServe’s effort to connect Malawian farmers with agricultural innovators in India offers a unique model for South-South cooperation.

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January 20, 2015

Three Ways Businesses Can Boost Sustainable Development

TechnoServe's president offers on-the-ground insights on how to leverage the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

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January 15, 2015

Five Years Later: How Haiti is Rebuilding

With help from TechnoServe and our partners, Haitians are creating inspiring success stories after a devastating earthquake.

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