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EU injects $1.175m into vocational training in Swaziland

The European Union (EU) has injected $1.175 million for TechnoServe to train Swazi youths on entrepreneurship through collaboration with different churches. TechnoServe aims to equip Swazi youth with entrepreneurial skills to better prepare them for the business world.

Regional Strategic Plan For Upper East In The Offing | Social |

TechnoServe has been contracted to train youth on certain topics in northern Ghana under the Department for International Development (DFID). The participants will be supported with capital to set up their own businesses after the training.

A Transformative Way to Fight Hunger: Strengthening the Food Sector, Sustaining Communities in Africa

Partnering for Solutions (PFS) is an initiative funded by General Mills that links the technical and business expertise of volunteer employees from General Mills, Cargill, Royal DSM and Bühler with small and growing food companies in the developing world. In addition, USAID and TechnoServe offers in-depth country knowledge that helps make for successful on-the-ground program implementation.

Coffee: Ethiopia's speciality sector blossoms

TechnoServe worked with Duromina coffee cooperative in Ethiopia by improving harvesting practices and installing a wet mill. This support allowed Duromina to sell its coffee 65% above the international coffee price.

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Earth Day: Celebrating Sustainable Agriculture

Smallholder farmers can set an example of environmental sustainability while helping to feed the world.

April 16, 2014

Q&A: Former TechnoServe Volunteer Finds Promise in Sub-Saharan Africa

Kyle Burr describes his experience working with TechnoServe in Swaziland to improve the livelihoods of vulnerable households.

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April 15, 2014

Photo of the Week: Diversifying Her Farm

With TechnoServe's assistance, Cándida Busto and other cocoa farmers in Nicaragua are growing better quality cocoa while integrating fruit trees into their farms for additional income.

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April 08, 2014

Photo of the Week: Better Breads in Ethiopia

A hands-on baking training for Ethiopian food processors and bakeries aims to improve the production, innovation and quality of local goods.

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