On day 8 of the 2020 edition of the #30DaysOfGreen campaign, the Nairobi Hub of the Global Shapers Community (an initiative of the World Economic Forum) hosts Hydroponics Africa Limited
The #30daysofGreen campaign advances sustainable consumption by showcasing the efforts of our partner organizations involved in the manufacture, distribution or sale of eco-friendly products and services, or other green and sustainable initiatives.
Hydroponics Africa is the pioneer initiator of hydroponic farming technology in East and Central Africa. They specialize in the manufacturing, installation and marketing of customized hydroponic fodder and vegetable systems to help small and medium holder farmers have access to a high quality, cost-effective and sustainable way of farming. Hydroponic farming entails growing crops using mineral nutrient solutions in water thus reducing the need for soil. Their modern and innovative farming technology is resilient to climate change, provides superior nutritional value and faster growth at limited cost of input.
The Partner’s featured green products for the day are:
I. Hydroponics Greenhouse- This is a unique greenhouse in that uses pumice and coco peat instead of soil. The irrigation system is also based on intelligent responsive drip system.
II. Hydroponic Set It Forget It – This hydroponic system allows the growing of crops vertically therefore you can achieve four times more crop production in 1m2 of land compared to conventional farming.
III. Ready to Harvest Hydroponic Hydrocrates- This system uses plastic agricultural crates made from recycled plastic materials to grow crops hydroponically.
Further details of the featured products and how to procure them are available here