Beyond Extraction: Economic Opportunities in Mining Communities
Explore the case study on our local economic development work in Brazil, Chile, and Peru from 2016 to 2020.
Smart Duka: Lessons Learnt in Developing Kenya’s Micro Retail Sector
This case study summarizes the key learnings from the Smart Duka partnership, which has strengthened the micro-retail sector in Kenya.
Smart Duka: The Story of Developing Kenya’s Micro Retail Sector
The Smart Duka partnership has worked to improve the livelihoods of women and men who own and operate essential micro-retail outlets. This case study highlights the progress and impact of the program.
Understanding Models of Technical Assistance
This paper is intended to be the first of a series of thematic papers on inclusive business technical assistance. TechnoServe will continue this work under the DFID-funded Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness Technical Assistance Facility (CASA TAF). This five-year facility aims to partner…
Grain Sector Climate Smart Awareness And Decision-Making
Nile Breweries, a subsidiary of AB InBev, has sought to improve their supply chains of sorghum and barley through local sourcing and sustainability commitments. This outcome story shares how Nile Breweries Limited leveraged the Guide to Assessing Climate Resilience in Smallholder Supply Chains, part of the USAID Feed the…
Leveraging Mobile Phone Technology: Results from the Coalition for Smallholder Sourcing
This case study from the TechnoServe Coalition for Smallholder Sourcing examines an innovation piloted by a cotton agribusiness in Mozambique that used a mobile-phone platform to improve its engagement with farmers.
Incentivizing Lead Farmers to Drive Production: Results from the Coalition for Smallholder Sourcing
This case study from the TechnoServe Coalition for Smallholder Sourcing examines how a performance-based cash incentive piloted by an agribusiness in Uganda stimulated maize production and sales among smallholders involved in contract farming.