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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, Environmental Sustainability, Food Processing, Food Security
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How Your Favorite Food and Drinks are Impacted by Climate Change

Many popular foods and beverages are grown by smallholder farmers around the world. These farmers are experiencing increasing challenges as they struggle to grow their crops in the face of extreme weather, droughts, floods, and other threats. Learn about a few of the crops most affected by climate change and what TechnoServe is doing to help these farmers build climate resilience.

Agriculture, Cashews, Coffee, Environmental Sustainability
Food Security

A Hostel Owner From Peru Leads Her Small Business With Determination: How Ermelinda Vargas Paye is Overcoming COVID-19 Challenges

Ermelinda Vargas Paye, owner of Hostel Mary in the city of Moquegua, Peru, won’t let COVID-19 steal her spirit – or her livelihood. A lifelong attitude of determination, and business training from TechnoServe, prepared her to lead her enterprise through the pandemic.

Economic Development, Small and Growing Businesses, Women's Economic Empowerment
COVID-19, Local Economic Development, Small and Growing Businesses