Blog

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.

Oct
02
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Transforming Businesses and Lives in Kenya’s Micro-Retail Sector

TechnoServe and Moody’s Foundation have partnered to support micro-entrepreneurs in Kenya’s micro-retail sector through the Smart Duka Initiative.

Sep
26
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Coffee Consumer Spotlight: Honduran Coffee

In the third part of our coffee consumer spotlight series, we are highlighting the unique profile of coffee from Honduras. Through the MAS program, TechnoServe is working to improve the competitiveness of Honduran coffee farmers by offering targeted training and support in all aspects of the coffee value chain.

Sep
23
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From Bean to Cup: Tracing Rwandan Coffee

Coffee has become an integral part of our daily lives, but where does this delicious beverage actually come from? In celebration of National Coffee Day, we are tracing coffee’s journey from the farm to your cup, with coffee from Rwanda as our example.

Sep
20
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Coffee Consumer Spotlight: Zimbabwean Coffee

In the second part of our consumer spotlight series, we are highlighting coffee from Zimbabwe. Coffee is making a comeback here after a decades-long decline. Since 2017, TechnoServe has worked with Nespresso to restore Zimbabwe's coffee-growing regions.

Sep
18
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Coca, Coffee, and Cooperatives: Improving Farmer Livelihoods Through Coffee

In San Martín, Peru, coca used to dominate the landscape. Now, through the Coffee Alliance for Excellence (CAFE) program, farmers in former coca-growing regions are learning how to improve their livelihoods through coffee.