Connected Farmer Alliance

The Connected Farmer Alliance (CFA) is a public-private partnership that seeks to promote commercially sustainable mobile agriculture solutions and increase productivity and revenues for 500,000 smallholder farmers across Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. The program also aims to increase revenues for agribusinesses and agricultural value chain service providers.

Agriculture, Coffee, Technology, Women's Economic Empowerment
U.S. Agency for International Development, Vodafone
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Growing Poultry Industry Transforms Lives in Mozambique

Mozambicans love their chicken. But in 2005, there was a good chance that the galinha found in Mozambique supermarkets was imported illegally after sitting in Middle Eastern supermarkets for a year or more. Domestically produced poultry accounted for only a third of the market.

TechnoServe saw an opportunity to promote economic growth by developing the poultry industry, launching a comprehensive program in 2005 that brought together public and private partners. Last week, a delegation from the Mozambican poultry industry visited Washington to describe the tremendous impact of this program.

Poultry, Small and Growing Businesses