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.
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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.
Haiti Libre reports on a partnership between the Clinton Foundation, the Abbot Fund, TechnoServe and others to improve the livelihoods of 12,000 smallholder peanut farmers in Haiti.
The Swazi Observer interviews Debbie Cutting about the success of the Swaziland Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Program, which supported 344 enterprises and delivered training to nearly 13,000 youth.
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On World Food Day, we recognize the people who produce more than 70 percent of the world’s food – family farmers.
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Equipped with business skills and entrepreneurial zeal, Ann Kalekye and other young women from Nairobi’s slums are shaping their own economic futures.