Power Africa Celebrates World Food Day

Published Oct. 16, 2017

By Power Africa for Medium

About Powering Agriculture

Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development supports the development and deployment of clean energy innovations that increase agriculture productivity and stimulate low carbon economic growth in the agriculture sector of developing countries to help end extreme poverty and extreme hunger.

Sosai Renewable Energies founder and Power Africa “Women in African Power” member Habiba Ali is committed to improving the lives of women in rural Nigeria through innovative renewable energy technologies. Head over to Medium to read about the difference she's making by focusing on how to make their work more efficient within a sustainable and affordable framework. 

To learn more about the significant benefits of integrating gender considerations into the agriculture and energy sectors, read the Powering Agriculture Gender Integration Guides and report. These practical guides assist those working in the clean energy and agriculture sectors to better reach and better serve women. 

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Great news for farmers who are considering the switch to Solar Powered Irrigation Systems: There's a brand-new Video Toolbox at the Powering Agriculture YouTube channel! These videos complement the SPIS Toolbox, a free resource at Energypedia, and will help make the process as easy as possible.

Sep. 24, 2018

In this Issue: Powering Ag forms Investment Alliance. Innovators in Action: iDE Bangladesh & Village Infrastructure Angels. New Resources: Solar-Powered Irrigation Overview & Toolbox | Funding Guide for Innovators | Investa documents on Investment in Sustainable Energy Tech in the Agrifood sector.

Sep. 12, 2018

Congratulations to SimGas! They took home the prize for the Innovative Technology category at the prestigious 2018 Climate & Clean Air Awards. They were recognized for their revolutionary, high-quality and affordable biogas systems, which have tremendous positive impact on climate and health.

Sep. 4, 2018

Want to know what funders look for? This guide outlines what funders expect in terms of legal structure, innovation stage and return on their investment. It also explains the importance of funder profile analysis, and lists the types of funding available, including alternative funding sources.