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Jan. 2, 2018

Promethean Power Systems has changed the way Hatsun Agro, and other large Indian dairy sellers, do business. Their clean tech thermal batteries help these companies distribute fresher, more healthy milk to consumers, while allowing farmers to maximize their output. 

Dec. 30, 2017

Thanks to forward-looking private sector finding, Futurepump has been able to work in partnership with farmers in Nyanza, Kenya. The farmers get access to the financing needed to acquire a pump, and the crucial data and feedback they provide helps Futurepump to continue to improve their product.

Dec. 20, 2017

Bamboo is more plentiful in Ethiopia than in any other African nation. But experts say this "green gold" is poorly managed. Since local bamboo is ideal for production of apparel, textiles and paper, bamboo growers and investors would like to better position themselves in this expanding market.

Dec. 7, 2017

KickStart International made "A Seed of Maize", a short film that highlights one poor farming family in Zambia, to give farmers a platform to share their stories, and to enable them to play a central role in the conversation about access to a sustainable and successful future.

Dec. 6, 2017

Hatoum Trading Company has begun to promote and sell the Futurepump Sunflower pump in northern Ghana. The product launch was on Dec. 5, and the event included product demonstrations and a speech by the Regional Coordinating Director, Alhaji Issahaku Alhassan.

Dec. 5, 2017

Husk Power Systems uses the "power of small" to get power to off-grid areas of India. “Decentralised power generation and distribution has all the benefits compared to national or large grids, which need huge capital investment and also lead to huge transmission losses." says founder Ratnesh Yadav.

Nov. 21, 2017

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.

Nov. 9, 2017

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. 

Nov. 3, 2017

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.

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