TechnoServe Receives USDA Grants for Work in Honduras and Nicaragua

April 12, 2012

Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced international food assistance programs that will benefit more than 9.7 million people across the world. TechnoServe was honored to receive two grants under the Food for Progress program.


In Honduras, with support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, TechnoServe has helped coffee farmers improve their productivity and connect to specialty markets.

Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced international food assistance programs that will benefit more than 9.7 million people across the world. TechnoServe was honored to receive two grants under the Food for Progress program. In Honduras, TechnoServe will build on earlier work in order to help coffee and bean farmers learn improved techniques and connect to better markets. In Nicaragua, TechnoServe will empower livestock producers to increase productivity, strengthen business groups and sell to higher-value markets.

TechnoServe is proud to undertake this work with the USDA’s support. We look forward to sharing the results of these programs in the coming years.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

Lasting Impact Spotlight: Rukmani Devi

Lasting Impact Spotlight: Rukmani Devi

In this series, we check back with TechnoServe program participants who were previously featured on our blog, documenting how their lives have changed and progressed.

In Ethiopia, Coffee Creates Opportunity

In Ethiopia, Coffee Creates Opportunity

Over 15 million Ethiopians rely on coffee for their livelihoods. This is one of their stories.

3 Stories of Climate Change Resilience in Action

3 Stories of Climate Change Resilience in Action

To celebrate Earth Day, TechnoServe shared stories and lessons of climate resilience from our work in Africa, India, and Latin America.