Contest Winners

Second Chance Ideas Contest 2012

Winners:

First Place Remix: Fighting rural household poverty through piggery
First Place Original Idea: Fighting rural household poverty through piggery

Runner-Up Remix: Supporting women farmers and entrepreneurs in Busia county Kenya
Runner-Up Original  Idea: Supporting women farmers and entrepreneurs in Adjumani district, Northern Uganda

Young Farmers Idea Contest 2012

Winners:

First Place: Kuza Doctor - A Farmer's Mobile Toolkit from Farm to Fork

 

 

 

Kuza Mobile Phone Toolset

Second Place: One Hen Campaign

Third Place: Terrat Primary School Lunch Program in Partnership with Terrat Ward, Arusha Region

Contest 2010

Grand Prize 2010:

Increasing Small Scale Rural Maize Producers’ Revenues by Promoting Maize Value Addition and Collective Marketing in Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo Districts of Western Uganda


Round 4

Round 4 ended November 15, 2010.

Winners:

 

Round 3

Round 3 ended September 15, 2010.

Winners:

 

Round 2

Round 2 ended on July 15, 2010.

A Togolese Beekeeper at Work

A Togolese Beekeeper at work

Winners:

 

Round 1

Round 1 ended on May 15, 2010. 

Winners:

 


Contest 2009

Grand Prize 2009:

The Ndekero Challenge: A Systems Approach to Rabbit Keeping by a Rural Community in Partnership with a Commercial Rabbit Farm

Round 4

Round 4 ended on November 15, 2009. 

Rabbit Houses in Kenyan school (Photo Courtesy of globetree.org)

1st Place: The Ndekero Challenge: A Systems Approach to Rabbit Keeping by a Rural Community in Partnership with a Commercial Rabbit Farm

2nd Place: Bamboo Lota: The Dream for a Sustainable Malawi

3rd Place: Rainwater Harvesting in Rural Tanzania

4th: Re-Designing Africa's Ox-Powered Farm Tools

5th: CreditSMS: The Future of Microfinance

6th: Ecological Sanitation System Using Human Urine As A Fertilizer To Replenish Nutrient-depleted Agricultural Soil

7th: Open Educational Resources On Rural Development Via Mobile

8th: Drought Index Insurance For Farmers In Africa

9th: Village Power - The Community Charging Station

10th: Reducing Reliance On Maize In Kenya

Round 3

Round 3 ended October 15, 2009.

Kenyan farmers working in arid lands (Photo Courtesy of oneclimate.net)

1st place: Electronic Agriculture in Kenya’s Arid and Semi–Arid Lands (ASAL) Schools

2nd Place: Dehydration of Vegetable Products

3rd Place: Irrigation is the Key for Africa to Take on Drought

4th: Rainwater Harvesting in Rural Tanzania

5th: Bamboo Lota: The Dream for a Sustainable Malawi

6th: The Ndekero Challenge: A Systems Approach for Rabbit Keeping by a Rural Community in Partnership with a Commercial Rabbit Farm

7th: Re-Designing Africa's Ox-Powered Farm Tools

8th: CreditSMS: The Future of Microfinance (www.creditsms.org)

9th: Ecological sanitation system using human urine as a fertilizer to replenish nutrient-depleted agricultural soil

10th:Open Educational Resources on Rural Development via Mobile

Round 2

Round 2 ended September 15, 2009.

Ghanaian Cocoa Farmer (Photo courtesy of treehugger.com)

1st Place: Self-Supported Ghanaian Subsistence Farmers Consortiums

2nd Place: The Acceleration of Innovation

3rd Place: Project Irrigation Initiative- Region Kedougou, Senegal

4th:Redesigning Africa's Ox-Powered Farm Tools

5th: CreditSMS: The Future of Microfinance (www.creditsms.org)

6th: Ecological Sanitation System Using Human Urine as a Fertilizer to Replenish Nutrient-Depleted Agricultural Soil

7th:Open Educational Resources on Rural Development via Mobile

8th:Village Power- The Community Charging Station

9th:We Have the Opportunity for Africa to Awaken the Full Potential That We See in Ourselves... Hope That... Is Not Based on Foreign Solutions... But on the Wealth of Local Resources

10th: Solar-Powered, Eco-Friendly Ovens

Round 1

The first round ended August 15, 2009.

Photo courtesy of zittnet.net

1st Place: Zittnet- harnessing information to make rural markets work better

2nd Place: Create a Solar Powered Energy Revolution across West Africa

3rd Place: Soymilk Production Expansion

4th:CreditSMS: The Future of Microfinance (www.creditsms.org)

5th:Solar-powered, Eco-friendly ovens 

6th:Sahara Botanicals

7th:SELF-SUPPORTED GHANAIAN SUBSISTENT FARMERS CONSORTIUMS

8th: Portable Drinking Water Filtration System

9th: Ecological sanitation system using human urine as a fertilizer to replenish nutrient-depleted agricultural soi

10th: SELF-SUPPORTED SUBSISTENT FARMERS CONSORTIUM INITIATIVE

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