On April 15, the third season of Climb, the Village by CAAP’s acceleration program at thecamp, began! For three months, the entrepreneurs will be challenged, guided and boosted by thecamp and its ecosystem. Meet the new batch of startups working on positive solutions in food and mobility. Read More.
US venture capital firm Village Capital has selected nine startups from seven countries across the continent for its Africa Agriculture 2019 programme.
The programme, which Village Capital runs with the support of family office Ceniarth and the Small Foundation, is aimed at startups that develop granular solutions for smallholder farmers.Read More.
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...Volta Irrigation, which loans seeds, fertilizers, and pesticides to smallholder farmers in Rwanda and surrounding countries, then helps the farmers increase their productivity by loaning them a proprietary irrigation system called the Alma Volta...Read More.
The World Bank states that irrigation alone can increase the agricultural output of Africa by a massive 50%. Unfortunately, due to the high cost of irrigation technologies, an outstanding 85% of Africa’s irrigable land remains unirrigated. Using mostly locally produced materials, Volta Irrigation has designed a low-cost, efficient and eco-friendly pumping system called “Alma Volta.”Read More
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