White Papers & Reports
Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives: Promoting the Resilience of Smallholder Agriculture to Climate Change
Report identifying the key areas where pushing forward through multi-stakeholder initiatives will be critical to building smallholder resilience to climate change.
Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives: Lessons from Agriculture
Report using climate change and smallholder farming as a starting point to draw insights into the multi-stakeholder initiative format as a tool for complex, large-scale issues.
A Guide to Working with Informal Financial Institutions
This guide explores lessons learned and best practices for increasing access to finance for smallholder farmers and rural entrepreneurs.
Project Nurture: Partnering for Business Opportunity and Development Impact
Prepared by the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School, this report examines how Project Nurture demonstrates the potential for building sustainable and inclusive value chains through cross-sector partnerships.
Cultivating Women’s Participation: Strategies for Gender-Responsive Agriculture Programming
Technical brief from the International Center for Research on Women highlighting the gender approach in TechnoServe’s Coffee Initiative in Tanzania.
Enterprising Girls Making a Difference: Young Women in Enterprise
The Young Women in Enterprise report highlights accomplishments and case studies from the program, funded by the Nike Foundation.
Lessons Learned: The Coffee Initiative, 2008 to 2011
TechnoServe learned important lessons during the first phase of the Coffee Initiative, a project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. These insights have much to offer for the private, public and non-profit sectors.