SunCulture Announced As Ocean Exchange Finalist

Published: Sep. 13, 2016

Ocean Exchange
Contact: Millicent Pitts, CEO
+1 (912)-257-0209 millicent.pitts@oceanexchange.org

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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.

SunCulture has been selected as one of 15 finalists for the Ocean Exchange Solutions Awards. Finalists were chosen based on their proven ability to generate economic growth and improve productivity while reducing the generation of waste and use of natural resources. Innovators will present their solutions at the 6th annual Ocean Exchange, taking place November 9-11, 2016, in Savannah, GA. Two winners will be selected to receive awards of $100,000.

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