A low-cost initiative solution for smallholder farmers to irrigate their fields without using any fuel or electricity. The hydro power pump is easily implemented anywhere there is flowing water nearby and requires little maintenance.
New farming service to increase productivity by 15-20% at lower cost. The initiative offers an entire range of interventions from soil preparation and transplantation, to harvesting and post-harvest field management entirely on a pay for use basis.
An intelligent solution for farms that uses proprietary electronic sensors to collect soil data like moisture, nutrients, temperature, pH etc. Farmers will know when to irrigate, right fertilisers to apply and more. The data is also used to raise capital, buy insurance and sell.
Mini vertical farm where you can grow your own fresh and healthy plants at home. This mini vertical farm can be placed everywhere, from kitchen to living room.
A fungal seed and plant treatment that, when spayed onto seeds, helps plants to adapt to water-related stress. Crops can grow in suboptimal conditions and use 50% less water. It is the only product on or soon to be on the market that can confer stress tolerance.
This technique enables landless families in Bangladesh to diversity their incomes by growing pumpkins (that last for up to a year) and other crops on previously barren land. Farmers can overcome seasonal food shortages and reduce risks that threat their livelihoods.
Clean, sustainable, non-toxic ruminant manure based compost that increases yield up to 300% and achieves substantial reduction of input costs.
Virtual buying group among mom-and-pop shops in low-income neighbourhoods, optimising the current fruit and vegetable supply chain while contributing to improved businesses for vendors and more affordable fresh produce for all.
Organic seed coating which both has a positive impact on the resilience and efficiency of plants, and on the ecosystem soil. Its use will lead to an increase of yields and to a decrease of fertilisers and pesticides in the long term.
A unique seed system that can be grown into a vegetable or herb garden in nearly any climate. It takes just 5 minutes to plant, uses 80% less water and provides hours of joy and months of food.
Innovative business model to implement communal grazing systems that result in improved water and food availability. The business model is based on training herders and supporting market access as well as ensures sustainability in formal private sector markets.
Online platform to that eliminates middlemen or brokers and facilitate smallholder farmer’s supply chains and incomes. Smallholders are connected to a wider online market to trade and truck delivery services at the click of a button.
Efficient and affordable technology for agricultural soil protection. We are developing an electronic system that measures soil health and water quality through sensors to provide instant feedback for soil treatment.
Creating natural beekeeping opportunities to tackle the effects of deforestation that threat nature, bees and human. Protection of bees, nature, endemic wild plants is possible with wild gardens that offer natural beekeeping opportunity.
Healthy cassava biomass snacks affordable for everyone with an optimal level of protein among other facts. Cassava biomass products could (1) reduce dietary costs in dairy and beef production and (2) improve children’s nutrition.
Hive Remote Management Platform to unite efforts to fight the Colony Collapse Disorder that is cutting to half our livestock of bees each year, putting our food production in jeopardy as ⅓ of our food is produced thanks to pollination.
B2B Ecosystem to support the cocoa sector in Puerto Rico by offering products and services that farmers don’t have (e.g. initial capital, crop development knowledge, marketing and sales) and connecting them with the potential clients, the chocolatiers or other manufacturers.
A solution to stabilise silicic acid to strengthen crop resilience against droughts and extreme weather. Crops can absorb silicon, resulting in a reduction of water consumption of 30-50%. Affordable and environmentally friendly solution to reduce drought stress.
Revolutionary services farming-centered platform. An SMS and voice-based mobile app that will work on the type of basic mobile phones that farmers own to provide them with access to critical agricultural information. A business model designed to expand rapidly and maximise our reach and impact without much dependence on funding.
An SMS based highly accurate weather model to help small scale farmers in West Africa to predict water availability and improve their yields. The forecasts are accurate 84% of the time compared to its competitors (only 39%). Messages are low-cost and user friendly.
Multi channel application for education and communication that combines cutting-edge, cloud-based technologies and insights into efficient mobile advertising. Customers are activated and moved through the conversion funnel via immersive mobile experiences.
Generation of a stable and sustainable waste based source of energy for poultry farmers that will protect their investments at a low cost. It will provide energy security, which is not the case at present due to energy shortages in Egypt.
Patent-pending, is a point-of-sale and design application that makes it easy for retailers to customise drip irrigation systems for small-plot farmers based on entering a few parameters. An intuitive user friendly app that facilitates the opportunity to advise, sell and buy.
Building community resilience through AgTech and training. The aim is to reinforce the capacity of 1,500 rural households in terms of community resilience through a tool of adaptation to the changes and also by using the UVA drone.
Saving communities with recyclable containers. The recyclable containers will benefit the population, as we offer affordable prices and great quality. It is also a source of employment, while also granting fair-trade to local farmers.
Full mechanised solar energy onion farms using precision farm tools to increase productivity and reduce the cost of growing onions, potatoes and vegetables.
These sensors provides high-resolution spatial information beyond the visual spectrum. They are equipped with near-infrared sensors the detect crop stress up to two weeks before it is observable by the human eye.
Eco-ethical and inclusive approach to sustainability and economic mobility. The enterprise aims to bridge the gap between the socially secluded communities of inmates and urban poor and the society’s wealthiest through sustainable products.
A system used at planting time in order to drain excess water away from crops. It is a multi-purpose rider and bed maker used to draw excess water and conserve moisture in dry areas. This innovation has improved wheat yields from 0.5 to 3.8 tons per hectare.
Highly effective natural fertilizer made from organic bat guano. The business model is focused on training local people to do the extraction, helping them to create cooperatives, and then purchasing the guano from the cooperative.
The initiative is working to establish salt-tolerant seed production (barley, triticale, fodder beet, pearl millet, sorghum, safflower and quinoa) and exchange chains in Yemen and Egypt, were fresh water scarce. It is aimed at improving the livelihood of small-scale farmers.
Smart irrigation system monitored & controlled remotely
via SMS that helps farmers to manage the water usage efficiently as well as provides insights information such as soil humidity or temperature on the field.
Combined system to grow plants and animals vertically. A land-based aquaculture of fish and aquaponics that allows growing more of our own food in a sustainable manner using the least space possible.
This innovative slurry-separation system greatly reduces water demand. The system creates an easily managed fertiliser product while increasing gas production. It is eco- and gender-friendly, efficient and true cost-saver.
We strive uniqueness and sustainability by creating (1) GMO free organic products for personal care and (2) a profitable opportunity out of palm tree date seeds waste by turning them it into delicious roasted Dates seeds coffee that taste as good as regular coffee.
Affordable greenhouses that enable a year-round growing season and reduction in water consumption. Theses greenhouses can be constructed in just two days at a price point of $500. The greenhouses are durable and last over five years.
Socially responsible model to fight children’s anaemia and malnutrition in Peru that results in a farmers’ income increase of 50% and reduces production costs by 20%.
This solution offers Peruvian smallholder farmers and agriculture technicians with direct indications on the best irrigation practices at an accessible cost. The solutions permits farmers to switch from turn driven irrigation to a demand driven system.
Substantial livestock increase based on a highly adaptable goat to the Subsaharan climate. The new method observes all the breeding needs as well as mitigates the effects of climate change.
Integrated planted technology that allows fruits, trees and shrubs to grow in degraded farm and rangelands. This inexpensive technology revitalises degraded ecosystems, while provides valuable nutrition sources of fruits and feed to both humans and animals.
Public-Private-Community Partnership model based on agro-ecology principles and practices to improve the family farming value chain. It uses a mobile phone application to better coordinate all the actors and guarantee sustainable transfer of knowledge in Zimbabwe and other developing countries.
The salt-tolerant potato crop offers an alternative to 250 million people globally that live on salt-affected soil. The initiative is building a cohort of farmers interested in testing their potato varieties. Numerous restaurants and hotels are also interested.
Closing the agricultural value chain gap from production to market by setting up an online food store to market fresh products and deliver them to the customers’ doorsteps.
We provide inclusive, alternative and higher value direct markets for the small holders in Uganda using unique market driven value added products, that increases local consumption and fosters jobs creation.
This system closes the loop between fish and horticultural crop farming to provide much needed nutritional supplements and alternative incomes to Ugandan citizens and farmers. The system uses less water and can be used at home.
Provisionally patented system and software that produce 8 times the yield of traditional farms, while using 90% less water and green energy.
Aquaponic units to produce organic foods from fish excreta that are used as natural fertilisers. This solution makes it possible to obtain 2 to 3 times more healthy foods, saving 90% of water and reducing the carbon footprint in the environment by around 20%.
Farm management software that provides real time information of what is happening in a farm allowing real time decisions regarding management and monitoring of the farm. The application can reduce the machinery fuel consumption by over 20%.
A family history project to bring the final products from corn and groundnut to the shops closed to the consumers, who are usually housewives. Products are the main ingredients of household food.
Patented solution that incorporates technology and gives schools modern greenhouses and eLearning aimed at making agri-business education interesting, engaging and appealing to young Kenyans, so that they can consider agri-business as a career choice.