Helping Senegalese Farmers with Smart SolarThursday, June 9, 2016
Helping Senegalese Farmers with Smart Solar
Extracted Page: http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2016/06/07/helping-senegalese-farmers-with-smart-solar/
By 2050, the world will need to produce 70 percent more food than we did in 2007 to feed a global population expected to reach 9.6 billion, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Increased food production means a greater demand for energy. But many farmers in developing countries do not have access to clean and affordable modern energy. Moreover, they are often unaware of what technology might enable them to farm more efficiently and have no way to finance the up-front costs of new technology.
Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development, launched by the Unite
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