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Women Mean Business Impact Audit Report from ImpactMatters

In 2017, TechnoServe engaged ImpactMatters, an impact audit firm founded with support from Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), to review several projects within our portfolio. Training and mentorship programs aimed to help SMEs develop business expansion strategies in Uganda helped women-led businesses increase monthly revenues by 22 percent and take…

Women's Economic Empowerment
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Understanding Models of Technical Assistance

This paper is intended to be the first of a series of thematic papers on inclusive business technical assistance. TechnoServe will continue this work under the DFID-funded Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness Technical Assistance Facility (CASA TAF). This five-year facility aims to partner…

Agriculture
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Grain Sector Climate Smart Awareness And Decision-Making

Nile Breweries, a subsidiary of AB InBev, has sought to improve their supply chains of sorghum and barley through local sourcing and sustainability commitments. This outcome story shares how Nile Breweries Limited leveraged the Guide to Assessing Climate Resilience in Smallholder Supply Chains, part of the USAID Feed the…

Agriculture
World newsletter in June

World – June 2019

Cashew is Key; Beneficiary Spotlight: Beatrice Njau; Tools Help Micro-Retailers; New Initiative Leverages Technology for Greater Social Impact; and more.

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World newsletter in march

World – March 2019

Coffee & Women’s Economic Empowerment; Young Women in Mumbai Breaking Employment Barriers; Women Agronomists in Ethiopia Improving Gender Equality; and more.

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World – September 2018

Breaking New Ground for Congolese Coffee; Integrated Techniques Bring Success to Smallholder Farmers and the Environment; Paving the Way for a Drug-Free Peru; and more.

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