Friday
December 11
2020

IFC and Kobo360 Partner to Support Innovative Solutions in Nigeria’s Agriculture and Health Sectors

By Ishioma Emi

The International Financial Corporation (IFC) in partnership with African e-logistics start-up, Kobo360 has announced a call for innovators all over the world to bring climate-smart, Temperature-Controlled Logistics (TCL) cooling solutions to Nigeria to help the country address food waste challenges, support its health sector, and reduce its energy consumption. According to the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc), Nigeria loses about $8.9 billion annually to post-harvest losses.

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Source: Ventures Africa (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Agriculture, Energy, Health Care
Tags
agriculture, energy, food systems, health care, startups, sustainability