Triggered in 2015 by Nigeria’s economic woes due to declining oil revenues, Mevis Aiyeju, a TV producer, looked to farming to help bolster the economy. She and a growing number of modern farmers are exploring soil-less farming.
Sure Chill’s cooling technology harnesses a unique property of water to keep its vaccine and blood bank refrigerators cool for longer hours without power.
Ending food scarcity, one sponsor at a time
The pickup points are called Kilimo Smart Centres.
The January series of Nest’s “What’s Next” series focuses on the interaction between agriculture and technology, with the panel consisting of entrepreneurs and innovators in the agriculture sector.
On November 20, 2015, thirteen innovators who are using clean energy to help farmers, will receive about $13 million in funding as they join the Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC) initiative.