A new African Centre of Excellence for sustainable cooling and the cold chain in Kigali will help reduce food waste, boost profits and create jobs.
Vulnerability to desertification and climate change has driven the need for Sudan to scale up solar photovoltaic projects in the coming years.
The core function of the Solar Lab is to ensure the quality and longevity of imported solar systems and to support Sudan’s solar revolution.
Farming in Sudan often relies on diesel-powered water pumps but using solar for agriculture has increased land use and productivity by nearly 50%.
In India, the government of Maharashtra has secured a $346 million loan from the Asian Development Bank to electrify rural agriculture customers.
Finance and Policy
The World Bank Directors have approved a loan of $300 million to support China in developing green finance for the agriculture sector.