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Apr. 29, 2018

Futurepump developed their business model in three fronts: The product, the distribution and the credit offering. Once they had a great product, they convinced a major distributor to work with them–even after an initial rejection. They're now also partnering with an experienced financing company.

Apr. 26, 2018

This brochure presents the outcomes of a study carried out by REEEP and supported by GIZ, and is a visual guide to dairy value chains in India and Kenya. It points out the technology and knowledge gaps that were identified by consulting with stakeholders, and proposes ways to address those gaps.

Apr. 23, 2018

Congratulations everyone at SimGas! They've been selected as a finalist for the ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) Kenya 2018. ISHOW is a global competition for hardware-led ventures and social enterprises that focuses on the design and engineering journey of taking physical products to market.

Apr. 12, 2018

A company's “Emissions Reduction Potential,” or ERP, describes its ability to reduce emissions over the 30-year period following an investment. Measuring their ERP helped Rebound Technologies frame their impact potential in absolute and comparable terms, making them more attractive to investors.

Apr. 12, 2018

Solar-powered irrigation systems are now an affordable and climate-friendly technology for both large and small-scale farmers in developing countries. But they need to be adequately managed and regulated to avoid the risk of unsustainable water use, FAO stressed in a new report published today.

Apr. 10, 2018

Motivo CEO Praveen Penmetsa sat down with Automotive Engineering to discuss how his company embraces challenging projects and big, new ideas. He's especially proud of Motivo's HARVEST tractor, the "Swiss Army knife" platform for a range of challenges facing smallholder farmers in Asia and Africa.

Apr. 5, 2018

Powering Agriculture Innovators iDE and Futurepump are both examples of impact investing, which Iain Hunter, CEO of iDE, says can be a game changer in the renewables sector and in environmental projects. He suggests that businesses can "future-proof" themselves by investing in renewables.

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