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Partnership for Central America Convenes Key Stakeholders to Discuss Disaster Risk Insurance at Scale for Small Farmers

October 4, 2022 -—The Partnership for Central America (PCA) in collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Bank, with strategic support from TechnoServe, convened a working session to discuss the provision of Disaster Risk Insurance (DRI) at scale for small farmers and other vulnerable…

Agriculture, Economic Development, Food Security, Small and Growing Businesses
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Building Farmers’ Resilience to the Fertilizer Crisis in Peru

Facing synthetic fertilizer shortages and price hikes due to the conflict in Ukraine, farmers in Peru are quickly turning to alternatives. Programs like CAFE can support alternative fertilizer adoption through supporting local businesses and stakeholders, encouraging reduction, not elimination, of fertilizer use; and presenting alternatives that benefit both farmers and the environment

Agriculture, Food Processing, Food Security
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How Grassroots Savings-and-Credit Unions Can Improve Access to Finance for Rural Women

Celebrate International Day of Rural Women on October 15 with this read from Agrilinks which highlights the Coffee Alliance for Excellence (CAFE) initiative, implemented by TechnoServe and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), with support from Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) and designed to improve the livelihoods of coffee-farming families in Peru.

Agriculture, Coffee, Women's Economic Empowerment
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