Meanwhile, team Proteos Technologies took third place with their pitch on production of organic fertilisers from natural waste and affordable bird feed for farmers. Leader of Proteos Technologies, Kelvin Andrew Ofori focuses on providing the alternative to heavily chemicalised fertilizers which commercial farmers utilize currently.
In his opening address at the competition, Marketing and Communications Director of GCIC, Ahuma Cabutey Adodoadji, stressed the need to produce and upscale green businesses in Ghana. He said that this was necessary for the success of the country’s sustainable development agenda.
The first two winners of the competition will represent Ghana at the world finals in the Netherlands on November 14 & 15. The team in third position is Ghana’s wild card – to compete with other third positions across the world via public votes, to secure its place in the finals as well.
Climate Launchpad is the largest green business ideas competition, with 53 participating countries. It is aimed at unlocking the world’s clean technology potential to combat climate change.