Energietechnik: Cooling

Our objective is to support rural communities in the fish value chain through affordable refrigeration. “Kuza” is a Swahili word meaning “to grow.” According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, there are more than 12.3 million small-scale fishermen in sub-Saharan Africa. Fifty-two percent of these fishermen live off the grid, and about 45% of their …

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Akofresh is an eco-friendly cold chain company that provides practical and affordable preservation services to smallholder farmers to end post-harvest losses; Ghana is a pilot country. We have developed a solar-powered cooling technology that extends the shelf life of fruits and vegetables by up to 21 days. We help farmers to sell their products at …

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Raino Tech4Impact is a social enterprise that uses technology to strengthen the African value chain. We use technology-enabled solutions in agriculture to increase productivity and efficiency. Agriculture accounts for 80% of the East African Community’s GDP. We are leveraging both existing and innovative technologies in subsectors such as fisheries and aquaculture to help producers and …

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We provide solar powered cold rooms for fish, fruit and vegetable farmers. This cold storage system is ideal for Kenyan farmers as it adequately addresses the problem of post-harvest losses of fresh produce. The products are placed in clean plastic boxes, which are stacked in the cold room. This extends the shelf life from two …

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“Coldbox Store” is a commercial cold storage facility for the storage and distribution of perishable agricultural products. Our pilot cold store is currently located in Odegba, New Market, Enugu State, Nigeria, and is dedicated to the storage and distribution of tomatoes. Tomatoes stored and distributed in cold storage are sourced directly from small farmers, giving …

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The Mombasa-based company manufactures and distributes solar-powered coolers (Kuza Freezer) to small-scale fishers, providing them with sustainable cooling services during and after fishing to reduce post-harvest fish losses and improve food security.

We are a team of a new, young generation of Africans with an average age of 27. Like many our age, we have seen our parents and grandparents and those before them work tirelessly on farms in the country, only to find that much of their fresh produce has spoiled for lack of proper cold …

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Gricd is a cold chain solutions provider specializing in temperature controlled products, temperature monitoring solutions and cold chain services. We focus on understanding the unique challenges presented by each of the markets we serve. Our IoT-enabled devices have enabled us to provide problem-solving products and services to customers within and outside Nigeria, which include pharmaceutical …

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Our product is the Vaccibox: a 100% locally made, portable, solar-powered refrigerator for transporting and storing vaccines, blood and blood products, and other medical supplies. It has a capacity of 40 litres and a temperature range of 2 to 10 degrees Celsius. Since it is easy to transport, it can be mounted on a motorcycle …

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Lack of proper, well-designed on-farm and off-farm storage facilities and unreliable electricity supply prevent smallholder farmers and other food supply chain actors from extending the shelf life of crops. Nigerian smallholder farmers and supply chain actors produce 23 million tonnes of fresh fruits and vegetables worth US$4 billion per year, of which an average of …

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