Blog

TechnoServe's blog highlights the lessons and successes from our work with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries.

Mar
19
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Women Maize Farmers Create Inclusive Markets in India

In Bihar, India, female maize farmers are forming collectives to ensure fair prices for their crops and to create gender-inclusive markets. Many of the farmers are becoming board members within the collectives to ensure continued success.

Mar
08
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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.

Mar
05
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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.

Feb
22
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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.

Feb
11
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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.