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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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Photo of the Week: Behind the Chocolate

Most of the world's cocoa comes from West Africa, grown on small family farms by people like Ama Nyame.

October 28, 2014

Transcending Boundaries in Agriculture: The Connected Farmer Alliance

Creative mobile solutions are addressing major challenges in the agriculture industry, providing benefits for both farmers and agribusinesses.

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October 22, 2014

Video: Sharing What Works

The Clinton Global Initiative features the efforts of Partners in Food Solutions and TechnoServe to improve food security in sub-Saharan Africa – benefiting both business and society.

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October 16, 2014

Family Farmers Feeding the World

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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