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Beyond Fishing: Boosting Biodiversity and Economic Development on Lake Malawi

Over the years, overfishing, pollution, and species loss have threatened Lake Malawi—and the livelihoods of the people who depend on it. Today, fishermen like Maxwell Kaunda are gaining the skills to embrace new ways to make a living, such as cassava farming. In doing so, they are increasing their incomes and protecting the lake’s critical biodiversity.

Why Nutrition is Critical to COVID-19 Response and Recovery | Feed the Future

This article discusses the importance of fostering entrepreneurship in developing countries and how it can lead to economic growth and poverty reduction. We will explore the benefits of supporting local entrepreneurs, providing access to capital and business training, and promoting gender equity in entrepreneurship. This post was originally published on…

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.

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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.

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