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Powering Agriculture: Our Innovators
Mar. 12, 2020

For six years, Powering Agriculture supported 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.

Follow the stories of Claro Energy, University of Georgia Research Foundation, and Futurepump, three Powering Agriculture innovators whose innovative solar irrigation and cold storage technologies have improved their communities' livelihoods.

Access to Financing for Early-Stage Innovators in the Clean Energy-Agriculture Nexus

Mar. 11, 2020—Many early-stage innovators find it challenging to raise additional capital once donor funding has been depleted, constraining their ability to scale and grow in the clean energy-agriculture nexus. This paper identifies the barriers early-stage innovators face in accessing private capital and follow-up funding, and describes the support necessary to prepare companies to obtain capital.