West Africa

Photo of a food processor helping fight food insecurity in the developing world.

Food Processors Help Fight Food Insecurity in the Developing World. How Has COVID-19 Impacted Them This Year?

TechnoServe’s COVID-19 Impact Report examines how the pandemic disrupted key sectors of emerging economies and the livelihoods of those who work in them. Our second feature in our blog series on the report highlights the challenges food processors faced last year and the promising solutions that could help them maintain their key role in the value chain.

COVID-19, Food Processing
Photo of Elisabeth Atchade, a cashew farmer in Benin

One Year of COVID-19: Elisabeth Atchade, Cashew Farmer in Benin

In this series, we check back with TechnoServe program participants previously featured on our blog, documenting how their lives have changed and progressed. In our previous story on Elisabeth Atchade, a cashew farmer in Benin, the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant market panic left her with uncertainty about the future of her cashew production. Find out how she is doing now, eight months later.

Agriculture, Cashews, COVID-19
Resilience During COVID-19
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RFP: Consultancy for Prosper Cashew Project Gender and Social Inclusion Assessment

Project name: Promoting Opportunities for Cashew Processing in West Africa (Prosper Cashew) Subject: Request for Proposal to conduct gender and social inclusion assessment for the West Africa regional (Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria) Prosper Cashew project Expected start date: May 2021 Updated  4/9/21  to include: Annex 2:…

Agriculture, Cashews, Food Processing, Technology
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