In June of 2018, Agribusiness Systems International (ASI) changed its name to Tanager and launched a new visual brand and website. Tanager – a species of bird identified by Charles Darwin for its unique ability to manipulate tools with its beak and adapt to different environments – was chosen to represent an organization that refines its approaches and techniques to help life-changing economic and social opportunities take flight. Those qualities of adaptation and innovation are reflected in the impact we have had in the last year.
President Ana Bilik thanks Tanager’s partners for helping to create economic and social mobility and stability for workers around the world.
Dr. Lawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro were honored with the World Food Prize at October events held in Iowa that included the Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium.
In this Tanager blog, Hannah Guedenet discusses finding sustainable solutions to ending hunger and ensuring better nutrition.
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.
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.
A collection of best agronomic and distillation practices in mint. The information and analysis contained in the compendium was based on consultations with farmers, experts from the Central Institute for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), and private sector companies working at different points in the mint value chain in Uttar Pradesh.