Energy

How can actors in the agri-food industry reduce their dependence on fossil fuels and become more resilient to possible future climate change impacts? A new study shows options for the dairy, rice and vegetable value…

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Energy

The global initiative “Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC)” in cooperation with TH Köln – University of Applied Science is offering a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).

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An award for the early adoption of solar photovoltaic solutions for irrigation in the production of horticulture in Zambia, Nepal and Honduras.
Energy

13 innovators that will collectively receive nearly 13 million USD in funding under the PAEGC Second Global Call for Innovations have been announced.

 

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Energy

Biogas in Vietnam is chiefly the story of the success of small domestic digesters. However, a feed-in tariff for electricity generated by biogas plants could soon lead to larger scale use of the technology, and so…

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Energy

The sixth Bonn Network meeting “Bioenergy for Development” was dedicated to the topic: “Access to energy with biomass – which type for which purpose?” The network was established in April 2012 to encourage an exchange on…

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Energy

China has a longstanding tradition of using biogas for decentralised energy supply. Already, there are nearly 42 million household digesters in the rural areas, a figure set to double by 2020. But the country has even…

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Energy

Access to modern renewable energy services are a key input to poverty eradication and in ensuring food security. Biogas is a renewable energy option suited to provide clean, modern and decentralised sources of energy.…

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Energy

German Development Cooperation has developed an approach for the sustainable production of charcoal that has proved to have a considerable impact in Northern Madagascar. Since both environmental and socioeconomic aspects…

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While thousands of farmers await to be paid by a Dutch sponsered programme for their efforts in climate change through alternative energy in Kenya; their greatest challenge still remains the lack of locally available…

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In 2009 a refurbished turbine from Europe became Gambia’s first wind-power plant. Now two more are being connected to the electricity grid, underpinning the small country’s pioneering role in the face of considerable…

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