Wednesday
December 5
2018

Press release: Sistema.bio attracts funding from Hivos-Triodos Fund

Sistema.bio the leading international supplier of biogas technology to smallholder farmers has raised funding from impact investor Triodos Investment Management through its Hivos-Triodos Fund. The loan will support Sistema.bio in its ambition to reach over 200,000 farmers in the next three years around the world, especially with its expansion in East Africa.

Hivos-Triodos Fund aims to promote access to renewable energy and contribute to the development of sustainable agricultural chains in developing countries. Sistema.bio is a champion for smallholder farms that are energy independent, profitable and climate-friendly. We are confident that our partnership will improve farmer livelihoods and help increase Sistema.bio’s outreach.”  Said Karel Nierop, Fund Manager of Hivos-Triodos Fund

Hivos-Triodos Fund joins a group world-class impact and venture capital investors that support Sistema.bio’s mission to bring technology, training and financing to the smallholder farmers around the world.

“We are excited to partner with institutions that share our commitment to sustainable agriculture and the fight against climate change and poverty. Hivos-Triodos Fund will enable Sistema.bio to accelerate our growth and impact.” wrote Alexander Eaton, CEO and Co-founder of Sistema.bio.

Photo courtesy of A’Melody Lee.

Source: Press release (link opens in a new window)

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