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In the News

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.

How Peruvian Farmers Are Escaping the Cocaine Drug Trade with Cocoa | World Economic Forum Agenda

This article highlights TechnoServe's success in implementing alternative development programs in Peru.

Africa’s Food Import to Hit U.S.$110 Billion By 2025 |

In this article, TechnoServe's Nigeria Country Director Larry Umunna shares his thoughts on the role of trade in addressing Africa's food security.

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Speaking Engagements

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.

January 25, 2019

World Cashew Convention

Abu Dhabi, UAE

TechnoServe's James Obarowski speaks about innovation in the cashew sector.

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Blog Posts

February 11, 2019

Cultivating Cashew to Create Economic Growth in Benin and Mozambique

Africa is home to over half of the world’s supply of cashew, a crop that is growing in demand globally as incomes rise and diets change. From planting seeds, to harvest, to processing, see how cashews from Mozambique and Benin make it to your table.

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January 25, 2019

How Coffee Can Save Ethiopia’s Forests

Partnerships for Forests and TechnoServe are working together to protect Ethiopia's ecologically unique and biodiverse habitats while increasing the livelihoods of forest coffee farmers.

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