Expert Interview: Katie Kennedy Freeman
Feb. 7, 2016

Katie Kennedy Freeman, Global Food and Agriculture Global Practice (GFADR) at the World Bank, provides insights into the World Bank’s approaches to support clean energy solutions for agricultural value chains as part of the Powering Agriculture MOOC.

MOOC Week 2: Renewable Energy Resources & Technologies
Feb. 7, 2016

Ramchandra Bhandari, Professor for Renewable Energy Systems at TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences, provides and overview of renewable energy resources and technology. In the second part of the lecture, solar energy and potential uses in agricultural value chains are discussed.

Introduction to the Powering Agriculture MOOC
Jan. 31, 2016

Ramchandra Bhandari, Professor for Renewable Energy Systems at TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences, presents the contents and structure of the Powering Agriculture Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).

Introduction to the Energy-Agriculture Nexus by PAEGC
Jan. 31, 2016

The Partners of the "Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development" (PAEGC) initiative provide an introduction to the Energy-Agriculture Nexus and present their approach to tackling the challenge of making energy for Food more sustainable.

Right Under Their Feet: KickStart Irrigates Africa
Jan. 27, 2016

During the dry season, there is no more rain. Farmers have nothing or very little to eat and many end up starving. But for millions of families, the solution is right under their feet. Join KickStart's effort to Irrigate Africa and transform lives.

Solar Frontiers
Dec. 1, 2015

The Economist—Meet the men and women bringing solar power to the people—and fighting to transform our global energy supply—including Powering Agriculture Innovator, EarthSpark International.

MOOC: Powering Agriculture—Sustainable Energy for Food
Nov. 17, 2015

We are happy to announce that Powering Agriculture is launching a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in cooperation with TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences. The 8-week course, which will run from Feb. 1 – Mar. 27, 2016, introduces challenges and solutions for sustainable energy use in the agriculture and food industry.

African Bamboo: Innovating for Change
Nov. 4, 2015

The vision of the Ethiopian company, African Bamboo, is to produce and deliver innovative and environmentally sustainable, high-quality wooden floorboards of bamboo for national and global export while achieving positive social, environmental and economic benefits.