Prosper Cashew Launch Marks New Era for West Africa’s Cashew Sector
The major new project will spark economic growth through investment, job creation, and business support in West Africa's cashew industry
US Finances Project to Boost Cashew Processing in West Africa
Will Warshauer, CEO of TechnoServe, is featured in this news coverage about Prosper Cashew. The project aims to improve cashew processing facilities, facilitate access to working capital, and link investors with processors in West Africa.
West Africa’s Cashew Sector to Get $60 Million Processing Boost
Krishanu Chakravarty, TechnoServe's project director, is featured in this article about the launch of Prosper Cashew, a TechnoServe project designed to strengthen the commercial viability of processing in Ivory Coast, Ghana and Nigeria.
West Africa Sets Ambitious Targets for Cashew Industry
Regional Director, West Africa Larry Umunna was featured on CNBC Africa where he discusses Prosper Cashew, a TechnoServe program, and the value that the project offers food processors.
Creating Change Through Cocoa in Ghana: Q&A With Former Fellow Yash Mehta
Yash Mehta is a former TechnoServe Fellow who worked remotely in Ghana earlier this year, where he helped a cocoa processing company improve its business plan and support smallholder farmers to increase their yields and incomes. In this Q&A, Yash shares what his remote fellowship experience was like and how it positively impacted his career path.
Request for applications to evaluate cocoa project in Ghana
TechnoServe is accepting applications for an independent evaluation funded by the Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusinesses Technical Assistance Facility (CASA TAF) on the impact of CASA TAF’s support to a cocoa sourcing company in Ghana. See details in the attached PDF.
RFP: Consultancy for Prosper Cashew Project Gender and Social Inclusion Assessment
Project name: Promoting Opportunities for Cashew Processing in West Africa (Prosper Cashew) Subject: Request for Proposal to conduct gender and social inclusion assessment for the West Africa regional (Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria) Prosper Cashew project Expected start date: May 2021 Updated 4/9/21 to include: Annex 2:…
Creating Lasting Change in Ghana: Q&A with Julia Podevin
Julia Podevin is a former TechnoServe Fellow who worked in Ghana in 2011. During her time with TechnoServe, she looked for ways to link financial institutions, such as rural banks, with the agricultural sector. In this Q&A, Julia shares why she became a Fellow, what her experience was like on the ground, and why she continues to support TechnoServe.