Commitment to Action

TechnoServe Participation in the Aspen Network

Commitment by

TechnoServe Inc.

In 2008, TechnoServe committed to launch a new, nonprofit initiative - the East African Agribusiness Accelerator (EAAA) - to enhance the access of African entrepreneurs to financing, technical assistance, and business development services. The EAAA will perform a critical investment brokerage function by connecting small and medium-sized East African entrepreneurs to alternative sources of financing. The EAAA will also provide the technical assistance and business development necessary for enterprises to advance to the next level.

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Commitment

TechnoServe Participation in the Aspen Network

Launched

2008

Est. Duration

1 year

Region

Africa, Asia, Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Kenya, Peru, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Venezuela

Commitment by

TechnoServe Inc.

Partner(s)

David F. Stileman, CEO, Americas, Standard Chartered Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Google.org, USAID, The Deshpande Foundation, Peru Opportunity Fund, Standard Chartered Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co.