Acquisition International awarded VMG in their Non-Profit Organisation Awards as Best Agribusiness Social Entreprise in East Africa.
Forbes Africa lists 100 innovations, inventions and icons, and guess what? VMG is the number 9 in the Innovations! Have a look at all the ideas and get some inspiration.
In collaboration with a.o. VMG, Kinosol is positively impacting rural communities through introducing them to solar dehydrators, teaching basic business skills, and how to reduce post-harvest losses. In this way they have impacted already 3500 people in small African communities.
With a Vertical Farm 1.0 as a micro-agribusiness you can earn more than 1 200 000 UGX per planting cycle. In this way it could be a means for low-income households to have an extra earning. Because of this large potential to have social impact, VMG won the Social Impact Award of the Gogettaz Agripreneur Prize.
Happy new year to all of you! Hopefully a year full of vertical farming. In an interview with Airtel, Paul talks about the hustle of vertical farming. What is your hustle?
CGTN with world news: In Uganda, one man has found a creative solution to improve household incomes in urban areas. He’s created a farm in a box. It’s designed to help urban farmers to plant fruit and vegetables in any small space — like walkways or verandahs — for themselves or to sell.
IDEAS For Us publishes a podcast about Paul Matovu and the Vertical Farm
Two third of the Ugandan population is living in rural areas. However, this is changing extremely fast, and population in the cities is exploding. BBC shows how vertical farming in Kampala can meet the growing need of food.
The Conversation explains the importance of vertical farming and the different forms in different countries. In Africa there are only very few players doing vertical farming, and VMG is one of them.