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In the News

How Peruvian Farmers Are Escaping the Cocaine Drug Trade with Cocoa | World Economic Forum Agenda

This article highlights TechnoServe's success in implementing alternative development programs in Peru.

Africa’s Food Import to Hit U.S.$110 Billion By 2025 |

In this article, TechnoServe's Nigeria Country Director Larry Umunna shares his thoughts on the role of trade in addressing Africa's food security.

How Goldcorp Managed to Decrease Complaints about its Flagship Mine in Mexico |

This article explains how TechnoServe's partnership with Goldcorp is creating shared value in Mexican mining communities.

The Latest Hip African Coffee? Nespresso Says It’s Zimbabwe Brew | Bloomberg

This article highlights TechnoServe's work to revive Zimbabwe's coffee sector and help the smallholder farmers who grow the crop.

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Speaking Engagements

December 5, 2018

Women and the Future of Work: The Fourth Annual Birdsall House Conference on Women

Washington, DC

TechnoServe Director of Impact Kate Diaz discusses a project to improve business performance and increase savings for women entrepreneurs.

November 2-3, 2018

Africa Trade Forum 2018

Lagos, Nigeria

TechnoServe's Larry Umunna speaks about the role of trade in promoting development and food security.

October 2-4, 2018

ANDE Annual Conference

Tarrytown, NY

TechnoServe's Kindra Halvorson and Juan Carlos Thomas speak about incorporating gender in small businesses and achieving scale in entrepreneurship programs.

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Blog Posts

December 13, 2018

Combating Youth Unemployment through Apprenticeship

TechnoServe and Citi Foundation are working together to reduce youth unemployment in Uganda by teaching young women the knowledge and skills to start their own businesses.

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December 04, 2018

Sweet Success: Growing Small Businesses in Mexico

Goldcorp and TechnoServe partnered to build the capacity of more than 300 entrepreneurs in rural Mexican communities.

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