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).
Youth in Central America Need New Economic Opportunities. What Role Can Small and Growing Businesses Play?
In Central America, the number of young people entering the job market outpaces the availability of jobs. But many young people lack the skills they need to find or create economic opportunities, leading them to seek a better future elsewhere. How can thriving small and growing businesses reverse this trend?
5 Ways Technology is Fighting Global Poverty in 2021
TechnoServe integrates technology into many of our programs to reach more people and scale our impact around the world. Today we are sharing five things you might not know about how technology is fighting poverty in 2021.
Fighting Hidden Hunger: Four Food Fortification Success Stories – and What’s Ahead
Around the world, more than 2 billion people – nearly one out of four – suffer from “hidden hunger.” Caused by a lack of vitamins and minerals, the condition disrupts healthy development and can lead to serious health conditions, including blindness, disability, and birth defects. Countries have long been fighting these diseases through food fortification. Read about past efforts and new solutions.
A Digital-First Career Program Connects Young Indians to New Jobs Despite Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic brought a sudden halt to a career program for low-income college students in India. Quick thinking by the TechnoServe team took the program digital when students needed it most. The results? More than 1,000 students have found new jobs despite the ongoing crisis in India.
Celebrating a Milestone in Women’s Journeys to Improve Their Businesses and Futures
TechnoServe’s Business Women Connect program recently celebrated training 1,000 women entrepreneurs in Mozambique. Read about the event and what it meant for the women involved.
TechnoServe’s Dave Hale Speaks at Chainlink Smart Contracts Summit
On August 7th, the director of TechnoServe Labs shares his insights about using digital tools to build trust, cooperation, and transparency in the African food processing sector.