Herta von Stiegel, Ariya Capital's Founder, Partner and Executive Chairman, has been nominated for the "Outstanding Contribution Award: Power" at the African Utility Week Industry Awards. The winner will be announced at a gala dinner on May 16th.
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.
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.
Futurepump's five-year warranty and vigorous after-sales support for their pumps lower the risk inherent in adopting new technology for use on the farm. This support also keeps their pumps from being tossed aside when new operators don't understand how to use them, or they don't work as expected.
Husk Power Systems and the Shell Foundation have been improving energy access for low-income Indians since 2008. It's been a big success—Husk has served over 200,000 people. Now, Shell and Zone Startups India have launched POWERED, an entrepreneurship program for women in India's energy sector.
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.
Powering Agriculture Innovator Husk Power Systems is among the industry leaders joining together to establish the Africa Mini-Grid Developers Association. The AMDA's vision is a 100% electrified Africa by 2030.
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.
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.
Herta Von Stiegel of Ariya Capital Group will address the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation Global Institute, which will be held May 8 -10 in New York City. Featuring more than 200 global corporate leaders, this forum will address how to guide companies through this era of "radical insecurity".
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.