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New Drone Project to Spur Climate-Smart Growth for Benin’s Critical Cashew Industry

Cotonou, Benin — This week, international nonprofit organization TechnoServe and Wehubit—Belgian Development Cooperation’s digital-for-development program—announced the launch of an initiative that, in collaboration with the government of Benin, will use drones to improve the productivity and environmental sustainability of the country’s important cashew sector. The Drone-Assisted Land Mapping…

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New Initiatives to Generate Opportunities for Female Entrepreneurs, Young People, and Smallholder Farmers in Mozambique

Maputo — The international nonprofit organization TechnoServe has announced the launch of two programs designed to create economic opportunities in Mozambique. Collectively, the programs—which will work with smallholder farmers, young people, and female entrepreneurs—will benefit thousands of people across the country. Catalisa: Opportunities for young people and farmers in…

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Nigeria’s Business and Government Leaders Launch New Effort to Improve Nutrition through Food Fortification

Lagos, Nigeria — CEOs from Nigeria’s leading food processing companies today announced new food fortification commitments to improve the country’s nutrition, health, and economic development, joining industry, government, and development leaders at an event convened by Aliko Dangote, president and chief executive of Dangote Industries and chairman of the Aliko Dangote…

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