Transforming Businesses and Lives in Kenya’s Micro-Retail Sector
TechnoServe and Moody’s Foundation have partnered to support micro-entrepreneurs in Kenya’s micro-retail sector through the Smart Duka Initiative.
On International Youth Day, Celebrating the Next Generation of Change
In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories from a few of the many young people who have graduated from TechnoServe's programs around the world.
Addressing Chronic Malnutrition Through Food Fortification
Chronic malnutrition is a widespread issue that has serious health impacts, particularly for children. When implemented in a business-friendly way, food fortification offers a relatively simple solution.
Can Tech Improve Kenya’s Micro-Retail Sector?
TechnoServe’s projects yield a wealth of lessons that can help us – and others – improve our work. In this series, we reflect on the lessons we have learned from our programs in Africa, India, and Latin America, sharing insights from program staff.
Empowering Women in Coffee
In part two of our weeklong series, we highlight our work promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment throughout the coffee value chain.
How to Help Coffee Farmers Manage Climate Change Threats
Since 2006, TechnoServe and Nespresso have worked together to develop sustainable coffee supply chains around the world. This Earth Day, TechnoServe CEO Will Warshauer and Nespresso CEO Jean-Marc Duvoisin discuss how this partnership is helping smallholder coffee farmers build resilience to the growing threats of climate change.
Equipping Youth Entrepreneurs with Business Expertise in Africa
Citi Foundation and TechnoServe are partnering to scale up a proven model that helps small shop owners in Kenya, Nigeria, and Côte d’Ivoire become more profitable by connecting them with the knowledge, training, and tools they need to become successful retailers.
Partnering to Reduce Food Waste in Kenya
TechnoServe and the Rockefeller Foundation partnered to reduce post-harvest loss in Kenya's mango crop through the YieldWise initiative. Following a post-project evaluation, TechnoServe's YieldWise Program Manager and Rockefeller Foundation's Associate Director for Africa discussed the project's most significant findings.
From the Ground Up: How Soil Testing Can Help Predict Return on Investment for African Farmers
As part of the Innovation in Outcome Measurement initiative, TechnoServe analyzed how soil testing can predict agricultural outcomes and help maize farmers in Kenya to improve yields and profitability. Here's what we learned.