Solar-Powered Irrigation

Sowing the Seeds of Progress: The Emergence of Solar-Powered Irrigation in Nigerian Agriculture

Solar-powered irrigation is recognized as a transformative solution in Nigerian agriculture, particularly for the majority of small-scale farms that constitute 80% of the country’s agricultural production. This technology has the potential to significantly enhance food production, improve nutritional outcomes, and align with Sustainable Development Goals, specifically Zero Hunger (SDG 2) and Affordable and Clean Energy…

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COP28

COP28 Dilemma: Can Nations Achieve Climate Targets with New Fossil Fuel Projects? Unraveling the Paradox

As cop28 intensifies discussions on climate targets, a jarring paradox emerges with some nations persisting in investments for new fossil fuel projects.  This contradiction raises doubts about the sincerity of global commitments to address climate change, and the imperative to align words with actions becomes increasingly urgent, underscoring the immediate necessity for concrete measures.  In…

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Rwanda Embraces Clean Cooking Technologies Ahead of Carbon Market Debut

In anticipation of its carbon market debut, the Rwandan government is actively promoting the adoption of subsidized clean cooking technologies to reduce deforestation and achieve its environmental goals. These innovative solutions are seen as crucial in alleviating pressure on the country’s forests and contributing to its carbon market strategy. The government’s push for clean cooking…

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Rwanda’s Arc Power  Secures $10 Million Funding to Expand Clean Energy Access

Rwanda’s Arc Power  Secures $10 Million Funding to Expand Clean Energy Access Arc Power, a leading renewable energy provider in Rwanda, has secured $10 million in financing to expand its electrification plan, primarily targeting rural communities. This funding will fuel the company’s clean energy expansion plan, enabling it to provide electricity access to over 100,000…

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Usafi Greens based in Kakuma Wins Ashden Award for Empowering Displaced People with Clean Energy

Usafi Greens based in Kakuma Wins Ashden Award for Empowering Displaced People with Clean Energy Usafi Greens, a Kenyan company that manufactures and provides affordable, low-carbon cookstoves to those living in the Kakuma Refugee Camp, has been recognized for its transformative efforts with a prestigious 2023 Ashden Award. This award spotlights Usafi’s commitment to offering…

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