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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.

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.

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