Six agro startups join Impact Hub’s incubator programme Six

Six local agricultural startups have chosen to join the DakDam Incubator Programme, gaining $5,000 in funding and access to mentors. Run by Impact Hub Phnom Penh and supported by HEKS Cambodia and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the programme is designed for entrepreneurs with a prototype or startup that has the potential to improve the agriculture sector across Cambodia. Sart Mushroom, an internet of things (IoT) system controlling the growth of highly nutritional straw mushroom, is one of the teams chosen for the programme. Reacheny, a business that processes bananas into various food items with an emphasis on hygiene, food safety and quality, will also be joining. So will be Camkaseka, a social enterprise providing backyard chickens for small restaurants with a mission to increase the supply of safe and quality chicken in the market. Junlen, a social enterprise that turns cow dung into high-quality fertilizer with a vision to create a network of earthworm farms throughout Cambodia, has also been selected to join the incubator. De Lotusia Enterprise is another winner, producing natural handmade health and beauty care products inspired by traditional knowledge but made in a morden way. Finally, Smart Farm Assistance, an IoT company installing devices to control water systems remotely via app and smart messaging systems, will also be joining the programe. (Source: Khmer Times)


Economy & Industry

01st November 2019


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