The IGNITE grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will shape future ways of doing business.
In celebration of our 25th anniversary, we are changing our name to Tanager, to reflect how we ourselves adapt to co-create ways for people to benefit from rapidly changing market dynamics.
In November 2017, the Walmart Foundation announced a new grant of close to $2 million to support Tanager (operating then as ASI) to undertake a new effort to increase the incomes of 15,000 smallholder farmers in the Andhra Pradesh region of India.
A report prepared by GSMA mAgri discusses experiences building mobile money ecosystems and draws lessons learned regarding digitization as a means of providing last mile financial services. The report features an initiative with Tanager (operating then as ASI), facilitating the rollout of a mobile money payment system for Ghana Rubber Estates Limited, sourcing from 9,000 outgrowers.
Tanager partners with private sector companies in India to support smallholder producers in their supply chains to improve their livelihoods by increasing on farm productivity, demand driven crop planning, promoting gender equity on the farm and in the household, and increasing farmer access to markets.
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The EasyDry M500, a portable grain dryer developed through Tanager (operating then as ASI) and ACDI/VOCA’s AflaSTOP project, won fourth place and $4,000 at the All Africa Postharvest Technologies and Innovation Challenge.
Learning for Life is a global initiative implemented by Diageo to transform the lives of young adults by enhancing their employment opportunities through skills-based training programs. Since its inception in 2008, Learning for Life has reached over 100,000 individuals across 35 countries.
This analysis explores the gender norms, gender-specific barriers, and community dynamics that could influence women’s opportunities to be more involved in poultry production and other enterprises. The end goal is to empower women and to improve household nutritional status – particularly for women and children.
This UN Women publication compiles practices from several world regions. It offers in-depth information on ten different practices, including detailed outlines of training courses, examples of dealing with challenges that arise in training for gender equality, and a collection of tools and activities for use in such training initiatives. Tanager’s “Gender, Rights and Collective Action” approach (developed while it operated as ASI) is featured in the compendium.