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.
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.
With no maize mill available to them, women in a rural Ethiopian community opened their own mill and began providing a vital time-saving service to community members, freeing them up to participate in local economic activities.
In Bihar, India, TechnoServe is working with women smallholder farmers to build more transparent and prosperous agricultural value chains, and to access more decision-making roles, on their farms and across the sector.
TechnoServe and Cargill are innovating in the sorghum sector by developing improved seeds and supporting Cargill’s sorghum suppliers.
TechnoServe and Kellogg Company are partnering to help build female farmers’ resilience to climate change in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.