Our Innovation Challenge offers GDC members and their partners the opportunity to bring exciting ideas to life, through the provision of grant funding and technical assistance from our innovation experts. The first cycle of projects (2019-2021) has now concluded; below are the how-to-guides and lessons learned from these pilots.
This guide and the accompanying tool offer a framework, including downloadable templates, for LMDs considering scaling their operations into a new geography; and includes lessons learned from Bidhaa Sasa’s own experience of scaling into Uganda. Additional resources:
This guide offers insights into marketing and selling drip systems without being an agri-tech expert, as well as advice on provision of bespoke after-sales support for smallholder farmers. Additional resources:
This guide offers insight into developing a microfinance cooperative to help solar entrepreneurs access working capital, as well as providing case study examples and templates of relevant policies and procedures for setting up a similar model. Additional resources:
This project was funded with UK aid from the UK government, via the Transforming Energy Access programme.
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