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Lasting Impact Spotlight: María Castillo

How has María's life changed after participating in a TechnoServe project three years ago? Learn More

Can Drones Change Africa's Agricultural Future?

In Africa, TechnoServe is testing sustainable, cost-effective, and measurable innovations for farmers. Learn More

Consumer Spotlight: Ethiopian Forest Coffee

Have you ever tasted “wild-grown” coffee? Find out more about Ethiopia's unique forest coffee. Learn More

Cocoa: Bringing Forests and Farmers Together in Peru

We helped farmers implement ecofriendly techniques to boost their cocoa yields, improve incomes, and fight deforestation. Learn More

How Much Do You Know About Coffee?

Test your knowledge with our coffee quiz today! Learn More

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Coffee Consumer Spotlight: Zimbabwean Coffee

In the second part of our consumer spotlight series, we are highlighting coffee from Zimbabwe. Coffee is making a comeback here after a decades-long decline. Since 2017, TechnoServe has worked with Nespresso to restore Zimbabwe's coffee-growing regions.

September 18, 2019

Coca, Coffee, and Cooperatives: Improving Farmer Livelihoods Through Coffee

In San Martín, Peru, coca used to dominate the landscape. Now, through the Coffee Alliance for Excellence (CAFE) program, farmers in former coca-growing regions are learning how to improve their livelihoods through coffee.

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September 12, 2019

Coffee Q&A with Dominic Ogut, Regional Agronomy Advisor

We spoke with TechnoServe’s Africa regional agronomy advisor to learn more about his background in coffee and how he became a certified Q grader – the highest possible certification in the coffee sector.

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September 10, 2019

How Much Do You Know About Coffee?

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages – but how much do you actually know about it? Take our quiz to test your coffee knowledge ahead of National Coffee Day.

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