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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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Photo of the Week: Portrait of a Tibetan Entrepreneur

In Tibetan settlements across India, young entrepreneurs like Nyima play a key role in preserving Tibetan culture.

July 17, 2014

Photo of the Week: Farming as a Business

Melvin Estrada has more than doubled the income from his cabbage farm by adopting new techniques and selling to more lucrative markets.

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July 14, 2014

Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships for Food Security in Uganda

Clinton Wong reflects on his work with TechnoServe in Uganda, and why the collective power of businesses can achieve far greater impact than any one organization could achieve alone.

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July 11, 2014

Video: From Farm to Market

A tomato farmer in South Africa builds a sustainable business with TechnoServe’s assistance.

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