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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In cooperation with University of Ostfalia in Germany, GIZ has developed an e-learning course on Solar Powered Irrigation Systems. The course will increase knowledge and understanding of SPIS technologies and their adaptability to a variety of farming, cropping, and irrigation systems. The free online course will run June18-July 30, 2019. Registration closes on May 30, 2019.

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Powering Agriculture Founding Partner GIZ, in coordination with FAO, announces the launch of a quarterly Solar Pumping & Irrigation newsletter, featuring news, research, and event updates from the field of solar pumping and irrigation.

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