GE Africa (Lagos)
African Farmers are Putting Great Technology to Work
Agriculture still accounts for nearly 40% of the GDP of African countries, with much of it carried out at a subsistence level. All over Africa, companies are using new technologies to enhance agriculture operations. GE views agriculture as a vital sector, and invests in various projects throughout Africa to advance farming technology and improve the livelihood of small-scale farmers. Find out more. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING.
Charles Maina has been working on Gorge Farm for 17 years – so it is hardly surprising that the farm has long since become more than a workplace for the Kenyan. The Gorge Farm outside Naivasha in Kenya ... uses GE’s Jenbacher gas engines to pump power back into the community’s inconsistent electricity grid.
GE Africa, 5 June 2016
Agriculture has played a vital role in the growth of civilisations and industry in Africa. The ancient Egyptians were able to make cultural and technological strides in large part… Read more »
Vegetable cultivation at Lake Naivasha: The 350-hectare Gorge Farm is located in the southwest of Kenya – only 100 kilometers from the capital and airfreight hub Nairobi. 250 Tons.That is how many vegetables Vegpro exports as airfreight via Lufthansa Cargo on a high-yielding week. ...The farm uses GE’s Jenbacher gas engines to pump power back into the community’s inconsistent electricity grid.
Gorge Farm, in Kenya's Naivasha Rift valley, is the first grid-connect anaerobic digester power plant in Africa. The 800ha vegetable farm--and also the largest fresh-produce ... Read more »