Village Infrastructure Angels and connectivity specialist Eseye are working together to use cellular connectivity to more effectively monitor battery usage for village mills in Vanuatu. Using an Eseye SIM card, the necessary data can be automatically collected and sent directly to VIA.
Village Infrastructure Angels and Eseye are partnering to provide rural villages in developing countries access to solar power to run agro-mills. This project has the potential to save 300 million women worldwide an hour of daily labour, resulting in significant social, economic and health benefits.
Allison Archambault is a 2017 Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Award winner! The C3E program is dedicated to closing the gender gap, and to increasing women’s participation and leadership in STEM fields. Congratulations to Allison, and to everyone at EarthSpark International.
By working alongside farmers, and collaborating with established distribution partners who understand the market and the government, SunCulture has secured their footing in Kenya. Their success there has fueled plans to expand to other countries and regions over the next few years.
Powering Agriculture's annual report is helping to shape the international conversation about renewable energy. In Australia, one promising development is toward turning agricultural waste and by-products into energy. This reduces emissions and makes farmers less vulnerable to variable energy costs.
SunCulture's focus is on getting smallholder farmers onto the first rung of the "productivity ladder". They do this by providing the tools needed to easily move water. Why? Because this simple step has the greatest impact on the most number of people’s productivity.
Claro Energy won First Prize at the sixth annual Asia Entrepreneurship Award competition. They competed with 21 technology startups from 15 countries and regions around Asia and the world.
Congratulations to everyone at Claro Energy! They've won First Prize at the 2017 Asian Entrepreneurship Awards.
Powering Agriculture's Gender Guides are helping innovators transform agricultural processing, and empower women, by showing them how to make gender considerations part of their deployment, product development, financial, marketing, human resources and monitoring & evaluation decisions.
KickStart International recently received a $10,000 donation from Wells Fargo on behalf of World Vision International, winner of the Association for Financial Professionals 2017 Pinnacle Grand Prize.
SunCulture recently introduced its new solar water pump system which it hopes will transform agricultural output in water-scarce regions. The pump is both low-maintenance and highly efficient, enabling farmers to grow high-value fruits and vegetables while dramatically boosting profitability.