Powering Agriculture: Voices of the Energy Grand Challenge for Development

April 28, 2015—In developing countries, three out of four people living in poverty have incomes tied to agriculture. Most of these farms lack access to energy. 1.4 billion people do not have access to energy. Powering Agriculture seeks to identify and support new and sustainable approaches to accelerate the development and deployment of clean energy solutions for increasing agriculture productivity and/or value in developing countries. Hear some of the voices of Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development from Kenya, where only five percent of the farmers have electricity. But that can change…

About Powering Agriculture

Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development supports the development and deployment of clean energy innovations that increase agriculture productivity and stimulate low carbon economic growth in the agriculture sector of developing countries to help end extreme poverty and extreme hunger.