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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.
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 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.
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.
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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.
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.