Updates

Announcing the postponement of our 2020 Gala

March 19, 2020

As the world faces the enormous challenges presented by the coronavirus, we at Bountifield are striving to ensure the important work you support goes on – even as we make difficult but necessary decisions that will impact our efforts in the short term.    With the health and safety of our neighbors as our top priority,…

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Bountifield International Announces New Project in Kenya

February 24, 2020

Bountifield International Announces New Project in Kenya Market-led project expected to improve the lives of over 16,500 farmers in the first year.  Minneapolis— February 24, 2020 – Bountifield International, a U.S. -based NGO that provides sustainable solutions for ending hunger in Africa is announcing the launch of a new project in Kenya. The project will focus on creating opportunities for…

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​Thomson Reuters and Bountifield International #GrindOutHunger

November 8, 2019

Over $5,700 raised during the month of October! Once again, Thomson Reuters partnered with Bountifield during the month of October to raise funds for a company-wide effort to #GrindOutHunger. As part of the company’s employee programming for community outreach and giving, Thomson Reuters employees conducted a month-long fundraising and advocacy campaign to support Bountifield efforts of bringing postharvest processing…

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Women Entrepreneurs Expand Business Opportunities With Tools and Training

September 4, 2019
Women at a training session in Senegal.

Though women traditionally account for the majority of postharvest processing responsibilities, they often have limited technical support and lack access to resources that help them grow their own agribusinesses. In Senegal, we recently partnered with 30 women’s groups to provide postharvest training and support. With our gender-inclusive training, women are able to expand their skills…

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Bountifield International and Global Minnesota Roundtable Event Wrap-up

September 3, 2019

On Tuesday, August 27th, Bountifield International was proud to host and co-present, along with Global Minnesota, a roundtable discussion with experts on emerging agribusiness opportunities for smallholder markets in Africa. We talked about a range of topics including the role of small-scale technology in markets, challenges to scaling and new opportunities in agro-processing. It was…

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Bountifield Celebrates Grand Opening of Food Technology Center in Malawi

July 24, 2019

Bountifield International is excited to celebrate the opening of a new Food Technology Center (FTC) in Mikundi, Malawi. The FTC is creating new business potential among smallholder farmers with postharvest tools and training. This center officially opened in June and expects to see over 2000 smallholder farmers benefit from the resources provided. Established in collaboration…

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June News

June 27, 2019

Business Trainings, International Community Building, and More!

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CTI Is Now Bountifield International

April 20, 2019

Dear Friends, Starting April 15th, 2019, Compatible Technology International is officially Bountifield International. Over our 38 years working with farmers in developing countries, we have expanded to provide services beyond the technology development that gave us our name and we now do so much more. We provide tools and training so Elhadji’s village in Senegal can save more food from…

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Cross Africa Collaboration in New Threshing Pilot Project

January 10, 2019

CTI |Bountifield recently collaborated with The Soybean Innovation Lab working to train our local manufacturing partner, C to C Engineering, on fabricating SIL’s multi-crop thresher, originally developed in Ghana. The SIL thresher is designed to be low cost, produced locally, and can be used by farmers to shell maize and thresh soybean, rice, legumes, sorghum and other crops.…

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