TechnoServe Europe

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Registered address
483 Green Lanes,
London,
N13 4BS

Phone
02074224215

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Charity number
1116938

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TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries.  

In order to achieve our mission, we operate as a catalyst and partner to strengthen market systems. We focus on market systems that have:

  • A clear opportunity – an unmet demand for a product or service
  • The potential for inclusive growth that benefits poor people in their roles as producers, entrepreneurs, employees or consumers
  • The potential for scale – impacting significant numbers of families

TechnoServe aims to be a catalyst and partner at all points in competitive markets. We work with individuals and businesses to address market failures – the constraints that prevent a market system from operating efficiently.

These constraints may include skills, technologies, availability of information, market linkages, access to finance, infrastructure, governance or policies. We address market failures in three ways:

Develop Capacity: We help individuals and communities acquire skills, share knowledge and apply the technologies needed to build successful farms and businesses.

Strengthen Market Connections: We coordinate among industry players and connect emerging businesses and farms to capital, networks and suppliers.

Improve the Business Environment: We encourage self-sustaining economic activity by addressing the policies, information and incentives that help markets function better.

In 2016 alone we achieved the following:

Higher Revenues for Farmers

We reached 578,000 farmers, creating $151m in increased farmer revenues

Higher Revenues for Businesses

We reached 16,000 businesses, creating $45m in increased business revenues

More Opportunities for Women

34% of our farmer beneficiaries were women, and 58% of business were women-led

Our Impact

In total 3 million men, women and children benefitted from our work with an overall increased revenue of $196m

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