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International Day of Rural Women: A Rural Woman Farmer in Guatemala Supports Her Children and Her Community

TechnoServe acknowledges women’s vital role in growing the world’s food, while grappling with significant other challenges and responsibilities. The story of Lesbia Ludia Juárez, a rural woman farmer, demonstrates the tremendous contributions and potential of rural women around the world.

Agriculture, Coffee, Women's Economic Empowerment
Coffee, Coffee farming, Farmer, farmers, Farming, Smallholder farmers, smallholder farming, Walmart, Women, Women entrepreneurs, Women in business, women in leadership, Women's Economic Empowerment, women's rights, Womens Economic Empowerment, womens empowerment, Youth Empowerment
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How a Global Alliance for Inclusive and Nutritious Food Processing Improves Food Safety

This article, published by Agrilinks, details the Alliance for Inclusive and Nutritious Food Processing (AINFP)—a partnership between USAID, TechnoServe and Partners in Food Solutions (PFS) that aims to create a more competitive food-processing sector in Africa—and shows how partnerships with local food processing businesses can help them improve food safety, even amid an unprecedented pandemic.

Agriculture, COVID-19, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Food Processing
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