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Releaf Raises $4.2 Million To Develop And Scale Technology Solutions For The Oil Palm Sector

Startups

Sept. 15, 2021, 2:42 p.m.

Releaf, a Nigerian agritech startup has raised a total of $4.2 million in funding —a $2.7 million seed round and a $1.5 million grant to support the development and scaling of technology solutions for the oil palm sector.

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Ghanaian Climate-action Entrepreneur Is Championing Waste Recovery And Helping Cassava Farmers Combat Post-harvest Losses

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Sept. 14, 2021, 11:24 a.m.

The solar driers create a suitable temperature for drying harvested farm produce, such as cassava, faster without any atmospheric disturbance.

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6 Ghanaian Startups Disrupting The Agricultural Ecosystem

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July 29, 2021, 2:10 p.m.

Its Mechanized Seed Planter will allow the farmers to sow seeds by positioning and burying them in the soil at a specific depth.

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Digital Fish Market Startup, ProFish, Is Bridging The Gap Between Fish Farmers and Clients

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July 26, 2021, 2:17 p.m.

A digital fish market startup, ProFish, is leveraging technology to promote food security and transform the fisheries industry by working with rural fisherfolks to tackle the situation.

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Detecting Illegal Logging Using An Acoustic Monitoring System

Startups

July 21, 2021, 11:28 a.m.

The DAMS project is currently a bootstrapped project that uses an artificial intelligence system to detect sounds from chain saws and other machines used in forest logging and transmits feedback to authorities.

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OASAL Group And Fruitflour Emerges Winners Of The KIC Agritech Challenge

Startups

July 13, 2021, 1:36 p.m.

The two startups are OASAL Group and Fruitflour. OASAL Group produces affordable ethanol from cashew apples and enables farmers to earn additional income while Fruitflour produces and packages nutritious ready-to-serve baby food from fruits and vegetables.

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