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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.

Jun
25
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Ask a TechnoServe Expert: Kate Scaife Diaz on Impact and Measurement

"Ask a TechnoServe Expert" is a series where our staff members, who work on a range of important global development issues, answer your questions. In this edition, Director of Impact Kate Scaife Diaz answered your questions about impact and measurement.

Dec
19
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2018: A Year of Transforming Lives

2018 was a milestone year for TechnoServe. Not only did we mark a half century of impact, but we built upon this legacy by working with thousands of farmers, entrepreneurs, and partners around the world to create opportunity and prosperity. Here are a few of our favorite stories from the year.

Sep
27
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Cultivating a Collaborative Coffee Culture in Central America

TechnoServe promoted a new culture of collaboration and learning across the coffee sector, from testing and evaluating new techniques in rural communities to engaging government and private stakeholders to share data, strengthening the industry as a whole.

Sep
06
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Win-Win Innovations in Smallholder Sourcing

A coalition spanning the private, nonprofit, and research sectors tested innovations in agriculture that can drive impact on a large scale. We share results and lessons from an experiment in Mozambique that leveraged mobile technology to drive shared value.

Aug
31
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From the Ground Up: How Soil Testing Can Help Predict Return on Investment for African Farmers

As part of the Innovation in Outcome Measurement initiative, TechnoServe analyzed how soil testing can predict agricultural outcomes and help maize farmers in Kenya to improve yields and profitability. Here's what we learned.