Thursday
January 21
2021

New Mobile App to Reduce Food Waste Among Winners of $10 Million Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge

Today, data.org announced the eight global winners of the $10 million Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge, which aims to address major societal challenges through computer and data science. Among the winners is a project by BASE (Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy) and Empa that aims to give smallholder farmers in India access to sustainable cooling facilities through a mobile app to reduce food waste.

Launched in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, the Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge aims to address society’s most pressing challenges and help people and communities thrive by harnessing the power of data science.

Source: Medical News (link opens in a new window)

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Entrepreneurship
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food systems, inclusive business, mobile applications, smallholder farmers, social impact, sustainability