Can Coffee Save Ethiopia's Forests?

Across western and southern Ethiopia, hundreds of thousands of people harvest wild coffee from ecologically unique and biodiverse forests. Learn More

Youth Helping Youth in India

In Mumbai, young people are providing peer mentorship to help other youth join India's workforce and contribute to the country's economic growth. Learn More

How Growing Tomatoes Changed Samson’s Life and Community

“I like to eat tomato, and I saw an opportunity,” 24 year-old Samson says. He started growing tomatoes on a small plot. See how he transformed opportunity into a thriving business. Learn More

Revitalizing Puerto Rico's Coffee Industry

A new initiative is working to rebuild the livelihoods of thousands of Puerto Rican coffee farmers after Hurricane Maria decimated the island's coffee sector. Learn More

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Blog

Mar
08

The Building Blocks of Community

Sara Ollo Adico was determined to contribute to her community by opening an early childhood school and nursery. Learn how participating in TechnoServe’s business plan competition helped her make the leap from concept to reality.

March 05, 2019

Partnering to Reduce Food Waste in Kenya

TechnoServe and the Rockefeller Foundation partnered to reduce post-harvest loss in Kenya's mango crop through the YieldWise initiative. Following a post-project evaluation, TechnoServe's YieldWise Program Manager and Rockefeller Foundation's Associate Director for Africa discussed the project's most significant findings.

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February 22, 2019

Returning Home to Revive an Industry

We spoke with TechnoServe’s Coffee Program Manager for Puerto Rico about his plans to revive the industry, the biggest challenges he foresees, and what it’s like to be back home.

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February 11, 2019

Cultivating Cashew to Create Economic Growth in Benin and Mozambique

Africa is home to over half of the world’s supply of cashew, a crop that is growing in demand globally as incomes rise and diets change. From planting seeds, to harvest, to processing, see how cashews from Mozambique and Benin make it to your table.

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