Water efficient agriculture

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Water efficient agriculture

Aarhus, Dinamarca
Organization type: 
for profit
Budget: 
< $1,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

We provide water efficient farming in dry areas that don't use pesticides.

About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

As the worlds water resources are diminishing and the glaciers are melting away, agriculture in the western traditional way are proving non sustainable in dry areas.

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

We create closed system green houses where different plants provide the nutrition they don't use. We place fish in the water that clean the water and provide nutrition through it's excrement. The system hold water and reuses it.
Sustainability

Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

We have co-working organizations all over the world, we don't believe that they are our competition, but that they are our collaborators. We provide information to them to get information from them. Our common goal is providing water efficient farming to the dry areas of the world.
About You
Organization:
Kaospilots
Background Information
First Name

Nils

Last Name

Engvall

The competition is only open to people between 18-34 years-old and resident in UK, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark or the Netherlands. Does this apply to you

Country of residence of entrepreneur

Tell us about your personal background. Why are you passionate about this issue? Making an idea a reality takes innovation, dedication and strong leadership. Do you have the necessary entrepreneurial skills to realize your vision?

We are two kaospilots, Philip & Nils, ready to change the way agriculture is done. We know that the western traditional agriculture does not work in dry areas.

About Your Organization
Organization Name

Kaospilots

Organization Country

, XX, Aarhus

Country where this project is creating social impact

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Innovation
The Model: Walk us through a specific example of how your solution makes a difference; include your primary activities

The green houses can be produced with locally produced materials such as bamboo but might need plastic from factories abroad. We educate farmers in water efficient farming and building the water efficient green houses. In this way we won't only provide food growing knowledge, but also creating possibilities for farmers to become construction entrepreneurs.

Select the stage that best applies to your business

Operating for more than 5 years

Social Impact
What is the social impact you have had to date and how you measure it?

We have not started our project yet, as we are in the planning phase. We will measure it in the future by amount of water used for farming in areas.

What barriers might hinder the success of your business? How do you plan to overcome them?

Start-up funding that is needed might be a challenge.

Sustainability
How does your model address financial, social, and environmental sustainability?

We can create value in sense of food, clean water and work for farmers in dry (and poor) areas of the world. With a closed system pesticides are not needed and therefore we wont affect the world as hard.

Awareness & learning
How do you see social entrepreneurship contributing to the improvement of developing countries?

By educating socially responsible entrepreneurs in developing countries we can create value in multiple levels for not only the entrepreneur, but also for the community around.

What aspects of your stay in Uganda as part of the competition do you think you will find most challenging and rewarding?

I think we will find the agricultural aspect very challenging and rewarding. We want to learn from the farmers in Uganda to see how we can learn from them and teach them what we know.