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.
Over 15 million Ethiopians rely on coffee for their livelihoods. This is one of their stories.
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.
Partnerships for Forests and TechnoServe are working together to protect Ethiopia's ecologically unique and biodiverse habitats while increasing the livelihoods of forest coffee farmers.
Female potato farmers in Bihar, India, join forces to negotiate fair prices and claim a bigger share of the revenue from their harvest.
In India, Technoserve is working in remote villages to directly connect them with formal markets for the first time, creating a sustainable, prosperous value chain for indigenous non-timber forest products.