Dandu Bhulaxmi is a 56-year-old woman from Thimmapur village in Telangana, India where she lives with her husband, three sons, and her daughter. She is also a farmer – along with her husband she farms tomatoes, beans, chilies, and cabbages on a three-acre plot of land. Before joining the UNDP-funded Siddipet Horticulture Project, implemented by Tanager, Dandu and her husband struggled to produce and sell high-quality vegetables.
How does Tanager work for women throughout the world? We co-create solutions to so women have economic and social opportunities that change their lives for the better. In Colombia, Eliana Leaña Valverde lost her husband to armed conflict and was left raising her children alone. In her own words, her “trust in society was broken after living through cycles of violence.”
President Ana Bilik thanks Tanager’s partners for helping to create economic and social mobility and stability for workers around the world.
In this Tanager blog, Hannah Guedenet discusses finding sustainable solutions to ending hunger and ensuring better nutrition.
International Day of Rural women was established by the United Nations in 2008 to recognize the contributions that rural women make to their households, communities, and the world.
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.
On my first day of work for Tanager (then operating as ASI), I got on a plane and headed to Burkina Faso. While waiting to catch our flight to Ouagadougou, my coworker briefed me on the work we’d be doing over the next couple of weeks with the SELEVER project.
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.
Shining Brighter than a Rockstar – Colombian Youth Gains Opportunity to Work for Global Beverage Producer
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.