Projects

Together with our partners, TechnoServe is helping to grow strong markets that create opportunities for enterprising people in the developing world.

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Prosper Cashew: Strengthening Cashew Processing in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria

Prosper Cashew: Strengthening Cashew Processing in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria Prosper Cashew – Context: The global cashew market is a $12 billion industry and has grown almost seven times over the last four decades in terms of volume. West…

Agriculture, Cashews, Entrepreneurship, Food Processing
The Initiative for Smallholder Finance (ISF Advisors)), U.S. Department of Agriculture
Father and son sorting beans together

Transforming the Cashew Value Chain

With financial support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), TechnoServe implemented the MozaCajú project from 2013 to 2018, supporting the Mozambican cashew nut industry by harnessing global market demand for premium cashew and addressing obstacles throughout the value chain, including in the areas of production, inputs, processing, finance and marketing.

Agriculture, Cashews, Entrepreneurship, Food Processing
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Worker hand processing cashews at Mozacaju facility

Solutions for African Food Enterprises

Solutions for African Food Enterprises (SAFE) was a public-private partnership between TechnoServe, Partners in Food Solutions, and USAID that aimed to increase the competitiveness of the African food processing sector to expand availability of affordable and nutritious foods to local populations. The program benefited more than 1,000 food processors who source from more than 800,000 smallholder farmers in five countries.

Entrepreneurship, Food Processing
Partners in Food Solutions, U.S. Agency for International Development