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July 2018

Agribusiness Systems International (ASI) Becomes Tanager

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 11, 2018 – Agribusiness Systems International (ASI), an affiliate of the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit ACDI/VOCA, today announced it has been renamed Tanager after a year-long rebranding process.


March 2018

A Step Toward Women’s Empowerment: Investing in Chickens

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.


March 2018

Tanager Selected for a Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Implement Farmer Market Readiness Project in Andhra Pradesh, India

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.


January 2018

Opportunities in Agricultural Value Chain Digitization: Learnings from Ghana

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.


November 2017

Tanager and Mars Wrigley Confectionery Launch Shubh Mint in India

Mint oil and natural menthol show up in our chewing gum, desserts, toothpaste, pharmaceuticals, and countless products worldwide.


August 2017

Making Farmers Market Ready in India

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.


July 2017

Colombian Youth Gains Opportunity to Work for Global Beverage Producer

Shining Brighter than a Rockstar – Colombian Youth Gains Opportunity to Work for Global Beverage Producer


April 2017

AflaSTOP Portable Grain Dryer Named Top Five Postharvest Technology

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.


January 2017

Diageo Expands Commitment to Growing Youth Employment and Skills in Colombia

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.