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Oct. 16, 2017

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.

Oct. 2, 2017

Microgrids, like the one built by EarthSpark in Haiti, are more storm-resilient; they don't transmit power long distances over storm-vulnerable wire. Rebuilding in Puerto Rico offers a chance build a grid that's less centralized, decreasing the chance for widespread, long-term outages after a storm.

Sep. 28, 2017

Congratulations to Promethean Power Systems! They've just won the Confederation of Indian Industry's Significant Achievement in Innovation award for their thermal energy-based milk chilling and storage solution. Their accomplishments mean fresher milk for consumers and a better living for farmers. 

Sep. 22, 2017

SimGas's robust growth in Kenya is made possible, in part, by Lendahand crowdfunding. A recent campaign raised  84,400€, which will provide loans to 125 farmers living in Muranga and Meru, enabling them to acquire SimGas biogas systems. A second campaign is now underway.

Sep. 21, 2017

A project supported by the Institute for University Cooperation has just installed four new solar photovoltaic units in Azraq, Jordan where they will provide clean power to run water pumps for farms.

Sep. 15, 2017

SunCulture and their partner, Professor Lyrical, won the grand prize at “Pitch & Flow”, a rap battle event where social entrepreneurs and underground rappers worked together to translate the stories of their work, and how it's helping to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals, into verse.

Aug. 30, 2017

Claro Energy will be installing a 1 MW rooftop solar panel project in Bhopal, Hoshangabad, Gwalior and Jabalpur. This will add to their already impressive footprint in India, where they've installed more than 6000 solar pumps across 16 states.

Aug. 10, 2017

Claro Energy's Kartik Wahi sat down with Rural Marketing to discuss his company's progress, challenges, plans and impact. Their solar pumps change lives—farmers using them grow a larger variety of in-demand crops, see much higher profits, and have more control over their power supply.

Aug. 8, 2017

Ariya Leasing, a subsidiary of Ariya Capital, Ltd., provides financing for solar power systems to businesses, with a special focus on the agricultural sector. Access to solar power will allow Bondet Farm to save on energy costs, and to operate with a reduced environmental impact.

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