A New Tool for Business to Fight Malnutrition: Micronutrient Fortification Index Launches in Nigeria
Malnutrition is one of the world’s biggest development challenges. But food fortification can dramatically improve a population’s nutrition—if food processing companies have the right tools and knowledge. Last week, TechnoServe launched a new platform to help food processors track and improve fortification, marking important progress in fighting malnutrition in Nigeria and beyond.
TechnoServe’s Nicholas Mancus and Krishanu Chakravarty Speak at the African Cashew Alliance Conference
TechnoServe's Nicholas Mancus and Krishanu Chakravarty speak about opportunities for the West African cashew sector at the African Cashew Alliance Conference, September 20-21, 2021.
Understanding Nigeria’s New Micronutrient Fortification Index
This article in Guardian Nigeria features TechnoServe's Strengthening African Processors of Fortified Foods (SAPFF) Program as part of the greater Micronutrient Fortification Index (MFI).
How Boosting the Dairy Sector Improves Food Security in Nigeria
Across West Africa, food security is being challenged by armed struggles and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which will create long-lasting challenges. Amaka Ikeaka, regional program manager for West Africa, writes about how dairy production and other long-term solutions can help address these challenges, particularly in Nigeria.
Use Public Rankings, Self-Regulation for Nigeria’s Food Fortification
This article in Punch discusses how the Micronutrient Fortification Index, developed by TechnoServe's SAPFF program, is helping Nigerian food companies improve nutrition.
At the Heart of the News
TechnoServe's work in Benin with the CajùLab project is featured in this podcast segment for BBC Africa.
Remote Sensing and Satellite Imagery Providing Data for African Cashews
Emerging technology solutions combining aerial and phone imagery with machine learning could solve long-standing challenges in getting accurate, timely data for trade and investment decisions in the global nut and dried fruit industry.
MSME Survival and Recovery Program to Support 80 Micro and Small Businesses in Nigeria
The Joint initiative by Citibank Nigeria Limited and TechnoServe Will Help Small Businesses Develop Long-Term Resiliency and Achieve Sustainable Growth