ALDDN COOPERATIVE STRENGTHENING AND SUPPORT
1. BACKGROUND ON TECHNOSERVE
TechnoServe is an international nonprofit organization that promotes business solutions to poverty in the
developing world. It is headquartered in Washington, DC and operates in 29 countries worldwide.
TechnoServe’s mission is to work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build
competitive farms, businesses and industries. It does this by linking people to information, capital and
markets. With nearly 50 years of proven results, TechnoServe believes in the power of private enterprise
to transform lives. For more information about TechnoServe (TNS), please visit