Hack4Impact: sustainable agriculture in Morocco

Hack4Impact: sustainable agriculture in Morocco

The first hackathon on sustainable agriculture ended in Rabat on Sunday, September 18 after 3 days of pitching, hacking, coaching. 

Organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Fisheries and Impact Lab, a startup incubator with strong social and environmental impact, Hack4Impact gathered for 3 days a community of experts, professionals, entrepreneurs, researchers, students and citizens addressing innovative solutions that can be implemented to develop a sustainable agriculture in Morocco.

After the first pitch session in which 22 participants presented their work, 7 of them got to the final stage. The winners are:

- Masi Gachis: for up-cycling expired products in grand-scale distribution;

- Antehia: an app that facilitates the management of green houses and of irrigation;

- Beldia: for the production of frozen mallow flowers.

Read the full (French) article via Aujourd'hui le Maroc.

[Photo by Impact Lab | Facebook]

Hack4Impact: sustainable agriculture in Morocco

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