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Baus Taka
Baus Taka

Baus Taka’s New Mobile App Boosts Waste Management and Recycling in Mombasa

Mombasa's Baus Taka app offers users a way to have waste collected, recycled and to earn money from it. But, challenges remain.

Open Source Platform LiteFarm Supports Sustainable Farmers

Large corporations dominate the provision of digital services in agriculture. However, open-source platform LiteFarm focuses on cooperation in making agriculture more sustainable.

Fraunhofer UMSICHT (Vertikaler Anbau in der SUSKULT-Pilotanlage)
Fraunhofer Umsicht

Agriculture as a Cycle: Growing Produce With Nutrients From the SUSKULT Sewage Treatment Plant

With SUSKULT, plants don't need soil - they're fed by sewage treatment plants. This hydroponic system is breaking completely new ground.

“Agriculture Can Do So Much More Than Produce Food”: We Interview Sonoko Bellingrath-Kimura

Agriculture primarily produces food, but can also help to protect the climate. We spoke to Prof. Dr Sonoko Bellingrath-Kimura about how digitalisation can assist.

Turning Electronic Waste Into Gold with Whey Protein

Electronic waste is not only resource intensive, but, recycling it is also inefficient. Could this common food byproduct improve the process, and is this really the best solution, after all?

AI Startup Hortiya Learns the Language of Plants to Make Agriculture More Sustainable

AI start-up Hortiya wants to make agriculture more efficient and resistant to climate change by listening to plants.

Can Sensors, Cameras and “Big Data” on the High Seas Make Fishing More Sustainable?

Modern sensors and data processing can make fishing more sustainable. However, new technologies such as SUSTUNTECH run the risk of having the opposite effect.

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Pilot Project QTrees Harnesses AI to Protect Berlin’s Urban Greenery Amid Climate Change

QTrees, a Berlin-based Machine Learning-assisted project, is hoping to protect the city's long-suffering urban trees.

Leading the German Baking Trade Into the Future With BackDigital

BackDigital's overall digital strategy is adapting the bakery trade to emerging challenges - while at the same time preserving tradition.