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

Startups

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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Uganda: A Profitable Business From Converting Farming Waste Into Green Charcoal

Startups

June 17, 2021, 3:42 p.m.

Having to train customers on using the product slowed initial adoption, but Yoga says that once they know how to use it, they get much better results than traditional wood charcoal and at a cheaper price. Green Charcoal retails at 800 shillings ($0.23) per kilo, versus around 1,000 shillings ($0.28) for the traditional product, which is far less carbon-dense.

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