In Case You Missed It: February 2014 Edition

February 27, 2014

Catch up on the latest in business solutions to poverty with our February roundup.

Welcome to "In Case You Missed It," a new feature on TechnoServe’s blog. At the end of each month, we’ll recap the latest happenings in business solutions to poverty. Here's what we think you'll find interesting:

In our new strategic plan, see how we’ll achieve our vision and double our impact by 2017.

Advances in food technology could boost crop yields and cut food prices in half by 2050. But 60 percent more food will be needed to keep up with changes in diets and population.

When it comes to tackling hunger and food insecurity, the world can learn much from Ethiopia.

Agriculture is an important source of employment and opportunity across Africa, but young people have an unfavorable perception of the industry. How can we change this?

TechnoServe’s own Simon Winter visited Peru and discovered a burgeoning cocoa industry.

Family farmers often operate at a disadvantage, but with the right support, they can realize their potential. And it turns out that we have a lot to learn from them, too.

TechnoServe founder Ed Bullard would have celebrated his 79th birthday on February 23.

Mobile financial services for the poor are expanding, according to recent findings.

Seven standout Tibetan entrepreneurs are creating new opportunities in their communities in India.