Chromatin sorghum hybrids produce fivefold yield increase in East Africa

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Chromatin introduced the new hybrids at a grain sorghum workshop it hosted in Kampala, Uganda. David Kisa, CEO of Kapchorwa Commercial Farmers Association (KACOFA), who operates a 2,400 acre farm in Uganda said that he had trialed Chromatin’s sorghum hybrids on the farm and produced 2.45MT per acre. Chromatin, Inc., an agriculture technology company, announced that its newly introduced hybrid sorghum seed products have achieved unprecedented yields in East Africa.

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How the £1m raised by the one millionth Land Rover Discovery was spent

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After 50 days and 10,000 gruelling miles, £1million had been collected to support a sustainable water and sanitation programme in Uganda. A year ago, the one millionth UK-built Land Rover Discovery set out on the most ambitious fundraising project the all-terrain vehicle manufacturer had ever undertaken. That money is being spent as part of a [.]. Land Rover land rover World Water Day

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Five Canadian and developing country teams awarded total of C$12.5M to study climate change adaptation

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Alejandro Llanos, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru; Shuaib Lwasa, Makerere University, Uganda; James Ford, McGill University, Canada; Lea Berrang Ford, McGill University, Canada.

Africa’s Electricity-Access Problem Is Worse Than You Think

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Even countries that have seen recent economic progress have the problem—the urban to rural breakdown is 71 to 32 percent in Uganda and 92 to 24 percent in Togo. We measure access to electricity no better than we do the rate of literacy.

Global geothermal industry passes 12,000 MW operational

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Vincent and the Grenadines, Taiwan, Thailand, Uganda, the United States, and Yemen. The global geothermal industry surpassed 12,000 MW of geothermal power operational, with about 600 MW of new geothermal power coming online globally, according to a year-end update by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA). New geothermal power came on line in Kenya, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Turkey, and Mexico, as well as Oregon, Nevada and Utah in the United States.

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Jervois to acquire SMP nickel & cobalt refinery in Brazil; concentrate from Idaho for refining, cobalt metal back to US

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Jervois currently is a cobalt company with nickel and copper exposure, with mining assets in Idaho, Uganda, and Australia.

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Tesla releases Conflict Mineral report, extending history of humane mining practices

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Uganda. Tesla has released its Conflict Mineral Report for the fiscal year ending on December 31, 2019.

Ampersand Secures $9 Million Debt Facility From US International DFC To Scale Operations

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A number of startups focused on electrifying the motorcycle and motorcycle taxi (boda-boda) market have now entered the boda-boda space in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda.