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In the News

Malawi’s Food Processors Make Progress on Nutrition | Feed the Future

This article describes TechnoServe's work to improve nutrition by strengthening the local food processing sector in Africa.

Success on Every Corner: How Mom-and-Pop Shops Can Drive Growth in Africa | Business Fights Poverty

TechnoServe's Alice Waweru shows the importance of small shops to local economies in Africa, as well as how to support their growth.

Female Workforces Can Revolutionize Latin American Business. Here’s how | World Economic Forum Agenda

This article explains why good gender practices are good business for small enterprises in Central America.

How Young Women Can Find Opportunities in African Agriculture | The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

TechnoServe's Dace Mahanay describes the STRYDE program's success helping women find opportunities in Africa's agricultural sector.

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Speaking Engagements

June 19-20, 2018

How Business Can Measure the Impact – and ROI – of Corporate Sustainability

London, UK

Global entrepreneurship director Juan Carlos Thomas shares insights from TechnoServe's local economic development programs.

June 12, 2018

Cracking the Nut

Antigua, Guatemala

Macani Toungara speaks about TechnoServe's work to test the cost-effectiveness of mobile agriculture platforms.

June 11, 2018

From Evidence to Action: How Impact Measurement Can Drive Better Development Decisions

Washington, DC

William Warshauer and Kate Scaife Diaz of TechnoServe speak about how impact measurement can make programs more effective.

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Blog Posts

June 13, 2018

Partnering for Prosperity: Citi Volunteers Join TechnoServe Teams to Mentor Young Entrepreneurs

In Nairobi, volunteers from Citibank mentored young shopkeepers participating in the PAYED program, giving expert advice to help them build profitable enterprises for a better future.

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June 05, 2018

Integrated Farming for Improved Futures in India

Making the most out of a patch of land, smallholder farmers in Karnataka, India are adopting integrated farming systems to sustain themselves and the environment.

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