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Friday, September 29 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Agriculture Innovator Pitch Session

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Innovation has immense potential to increase crop yields, reduce hunger, and improve livelihoods for farmers. In this rapid-fire pitch session, innovators focused on agriculture will pitch their products to investors and partners. Join in to learn about some of the most exciting innovators in the agriculture space and to ask questions about their products.

Innovators who will be pitching during this session include:
  • aQysta (Hydro-powered irrigation pumps)
  • Central University of Technology (Drought prediction tool)
  • Evaptainers (Low-cost mobile refrigerators powered by water)
  • Green Heat (Anaerobic Digestion and Slurry Separation)
  • Ignitia (Hyper-local weather information)
  • PCI SAPARM / AfriScout (Satellite technology helping pastoralists find pasture and water)
  • Hello Tractor (On-demand tractor sharing for smallholders)
  • And more!

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Ku McMahan

Team Lead, Securing Water for Food, USAID
For the last eight years, Dr. McMahan has studied household drinking water testing and treatment as a mechanism to improve household drinking water quality and reduce diarrheal disease. In addition, he has developed a simple, low-cost water quality test for developing countries and... Read More →

aQysta pdf
AST pdf
PCI pdf

Friday September 29, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm EDT
Continental Room B Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center