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In the News

Inclusive Business Creates Opportunity at Every Level | iBAN

This interview with Katarina Kahlmann, regional director for West Africa, explores how to make shared-value initiatives effective.

Entrepreneurship and the Agri-Food Opportunity | Forbes

In this interview, TechnoServe CEO William Warshauer explains why he's optimistic about the potenital of entrepreneurship and technology to create opportunities in agricultural value chains.

Helping the Digital Revolution Reach the Corner Store | Next Billion

In this article, Alice Waweru explains how TechnoServe's Smart Duka program piloted digital innovations for micro-retailers in Kenya.

Small Business is Everyone’s Business | Fortune Favors the Bold

This podcast episode about the impact of small businesses features interviews with TechnoServe CEO William Warshauer and program participant Gloriose Uwayezu.

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Speaking Engagements

April 10-11, 2019

Ending Global Hunger Symposium

West Lafayette, IN

TechnoServe's Macani Toungara speaks about the role of micro-entrepreneurship and off-farm labor in improving food security.

February 18, 2019

ANDE Metrics from the Ground Up Conference

Mérida, Mexico

James Tinker shares insights about measuring the impact of TechnoServe's programs on female entrepreneurs.

February 15, 2019

African Fine Coffee Conference

Kigali, Rwanda

TechnoServe's Paul Stewart and Carole Hemmings speak about coffee farm profitability and sustainability in East Africa.

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Blog Posts

April 17, 2019

How Much Do You Know About Agriculture and Climate Change?

Smallholder farmers face increasing difficulty growing crops as a result of climate change. Despite this threat to their livelihoods, many techniques can help farmers improve their resilience in the face of climate-related challenges. Take our quiz to see how much you know about the impact of climate change on small farmers, and the "climate-smart" approaches that can help.

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April 11, 2019

Introducing a New Way to Share Development Knowledge

TechnoServe has developed a new interactive tool to share lessons from our work.

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