Electric Rice Mills Reduce Reliance on Soaring Diesel Prices in Niger State, Nigeria

The REA-RMI Energizing Agriculture Programme is helping Nigerian farmers build viable businesses by providing efficient and cheaper-to-run electric rice mills with affordable financing options.   At today’s fuel prices, Mohammed Aliyu’s diesel-powered rice mill sometimes costs him more to run than he makes selling the end product, resulting in losses for his business. His experience is […]

Keeping The Catch Fresh: Fishers Cut Spoilage with Solar Minigrid in Kiguna, Nigeria 

In Kiguna, Nigeria, a solar minigrid-powered cold room reduces post-harvest losses and increases profits for fishers and fish traders.   Alia Umoru, a 40-year-old mother of eight, has spent the past 20 years gutting and smoking her husband’s catch of croaker, tilapia, and catfish over a wood fire by night. She wakes up early to sell […]

Prado Power, in Collaboration with USADF, RMI & Charm Impact, Commission Solar Mini-Grid and Agro-Processing Hub in Mbiabet Ikot, Nigeria

This press release originally appeared on Prado Power’s website. Prado Power is a member of the Energizing Agriculture Programme’s Agriculture-Energy Innovation Accelerator and their team writes here about a minigrid project they recently commissioned in collaboration with a consortium of partners. Prado Power, February 2023—In line with our vision to improve energy access and provide […]