TechnoServe's Operations Directors in South Africa, Mandla Nkomo, writes about the importance of trainning emerging farmers and of helping them access markets
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In the News
In an article comemorating the World Food Day, Willy Foote addresses the issue of inlcusive agricultural growth and sustainable development in Africa
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'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.
October 27, 2014
August 11, 2014
We salute global women entrepreneurs, like Francesca Opoku, who are helping to grow their local economies.
November 13, 2014
With help from TechnoServe's business advisory services, a Nicaraguan entrepreneur is growing her smoothie business while promoting better nutrition in her community.
November 11, 2014
Organizations such as TechnoServe that provide training and technical assistance play a critical role in improving access to finance for smallholder farmers and businesses.