By Elena Coll Over the past few months, the global reality has changed. The pandemic has turned lives, hospitals, societies and economies upside down. As a company that works directly with farmers and their families, it is important for us to have a clear picture of how the pandemic and its consequential financial crisis are affecting the thousands of people
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There are around 570 million smallholder and family farms in the world, and they are home to over 2 billion people. These are the people we work for. It is important for us to understand their realities, their needs, and their resources. For ten years, Sistema.bio has joined hands with these farmers, with the clear vision of eradicating world hunger
By Elena Coll The world needs diversity. Each and every single organism on this earth serves a purpose, and all lives depend on one another. Bees depend on flowers, and flowers depend on bees. Worms depend on soil, and soil depends on worms. We depend on this Earth, and right now the Earth depends on a shift in human action.
A little over two years ago, a young Dutch startup approached us with a proposition: Let us source your debt via an online crowd hungry for social and economic returns. What’s more, it will be at a better rate than you’ll get almost anywhere else. Needless to say, we were intrigued. We quickly learned about the triple-win they were after.
This pandemic has affected each of us in a different way. And although rural areas show lower rates of contagion than large cities, the economic impact can be felt everywhere. Faced with calls to stop our activities and stay home, many people have managed to halt our work. But farmers continue reminding us who they work for: “We live off
If we have learned anything during the past few weeks, it’s how interconnected we are. Whether it’s noticing how difficult social distancing can be, or thinking of all the people who simply can’t stop working, coronavirus has taught us that we need each other. And now more than ever, we need to find ways to be solidary with one another
As an international biogas company, it is important for us to make sure that our anaerobic digesters, as well as our business model, are up to the highest quality standards. That is why we are working toward a Gold Standard for the Global Goals certification, a testimonial of best-practice standards in climate and sustainable development interventions. Gold Standard was created
The world is facing a crisis. In December 2019, news broke of a new coronavirus infecting people in the Wuhan province, China. In April 2020, over 200 countries and territories around the world are fighting to stop the spread of COVID-19, with over two million confirmed cases worldwide. The unimaginable has happened. The worst-case scenario is here. And it brings
The World Bank recently released “The Power of Dung: Lessons Learned From On-Farm Biodigester Programs in Africa,” an extensive analysis on the state of biogas programs in different countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. We were proud to work with the World Bank in examining not only the state of Sistema.bio Kenya but of the entire country’s biogas program in terms of
Sistema.bio is one of the most experienced biogas teams around the world. And yet our biggest pride comes not from our biogas systems: it comes from the people we work with. Every day more and more people are choosing clean technology, opting for sustainable agricultural practices while feeding the world one community at a time. The Sistema.bio team works hand