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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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RFQ – Agribusiness Climate Change and Environment Advisor

TechnoServe invites you to participate in this competitive solicitation for qualifications related to the position: Agribusiness Climate Change and Environment Advisor for support to agribusinesses in the CASA Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) portfolio. The work will be conducted closely with the CASA TAF team based in Johannesburg, South Africa.


One Year of COVID-19: Gomti Devi, Farmer in India

In this series, we check back with TechnoServe program participants previously featured on our blog, documenting how their lives have changed and progressed. Gomti Devi is a smallholder guar farmer in Bikaner, Rajasthan, India, whose gender-inclusive training from TechnoServe helped her withstand the COVID-19 crisis. Having learned how to sew and to grow food, Gomti saved money, reduced her risks, and gave back to protect the wider community. Find out how she is doing now, almost a year later.

Agriculture, COVID-19, Women's Economic Empowerment
Resilience During COVID-19
promoting gender equality in the coffee industry means empowering women farmers and small agribusiness owners

Understanding and Promoting Gender Equality in Coffee Farming

Women play an essential role in the success of small farms and agricultural businesses around the world. But despite the vital role of women farmers, they continue to face inequality and obstacles to earning a decent living. Guillaume Le Cunff, CEO of Nespresso, William Warshauer, CEO of TechnoServe, and Mefthe Tadesse, East Africa Regional Director for TechnoServe, discuss ways to promote gender equality in coffee farming. 

Agriculture, Coffee, Women's Economic Empowerment
Meet 5 inspiring Women Leaders

Meet 5 Women Leaders & Vote for Your Favorite Inspiring Story

On Monday, March 8, the world will celebrate the tremendous achievements of women across the globe. In the last year, the COVID-19 crisis has illuminated the essential role women play in society and the disproportionate burdens they carry in their everyday lives. Read five inspirational stories of women leaders who have overcome significant challenges to create a brighter future, then vote on your favorite story.

Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Women's Economic Empowerment