Request for applications to evaluate cocoa project in Ghana
TechnoServe is accepting applications for an independent evaluation funded by the Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusinesses Technical Assistance Facility (CASA TAF) on the impact of CASA TAF’s support to a cocoa sourcing company in Ghana. See details in the attached PDF.
Inclusive Training Program Will Help Young African Entrepreneurs Grow Their Businesses
The PAYED 5 program will harness digital tools to help micro-retailers in Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, and Côte d’Ivoire recover from the pandemic and increase their revenues
An Eco-Friendly, Woman-Owned Enterprise Supports Menstrual Equity in Benin
A new mother in Benin began making reusable diapers and menstrual pads after having her son. She quickly realized there was an opportunity to help other women by creating sustainable menstrual products – and empowering the next generation.
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.