48 hours of hackathon has come to an end and here are the 7x winning solutions! These solutions will now go on to join the Build for Earth acceleration program and become real solutions for the good of society.
Contact Person: Purity Christine, (Team leader, Kenyan)
Charlotte Heikendorf, Denmark
Emmanuel Manny, South Africa
Hamisi Briva, Kenya
Jeff Ayako, Kenya
Kelvin Mulama, Kenya
A Data-Driven Decision Making Application That Recommends Customized Action Plans to Climate Policy Makers Using Machine Learning And AI.
This project is meant to mitigate climate change by assisting policy makers in choosing the right action to counter emissions of greenhouse gases in Nairobi and to display these plans to the public. We have created a mobile app and a website where it is possible to get an overview over air quality and get recommendations to plant vegetation or make infrastructure changes. We will get our sensor data from Open Data Africa and in a collaboration with Safari network and NGO Purple AIR.
Contact Person: Elisha Caleb , (Team leader, Kenya)
Enock Imani, Kenya
Grace Heta, Tanzania
Mercy Nzuve, Germany
Sharon Chacha, Kenya
Agrotech Plus is an eco-friendly cold chain company that provides practical and affordable preservation services to smallholder farmers to end post-harvest losses; Kenya is a pilot country. We have developed a solar-powered cooling technology that extends the shelf life of fruits and vegetables by up to 21 days.
Every solar cold room we set up is reducing up to 16.5 tonnes of CO2 emissions each month.
Contact Person: khaled Ahmed Fatheldeen Abdelrahman, (Team Leader, Egypt)
Ahmed Gamal Ahmed El Skenedy, Egypt
Joseph Nguthiru, Kenya
Nada Abdelhady moamen, Egypt
Omnia Hesham, Egypt
Supply Chain Land Fleet contributed to 30% of the carbon dioxide emissions produced by the transportation sector worldwide in 2020.
As a team, after conducting wide research and brainstorming sessions, we realised that digital tracking and tracing of materials and goods effectively, reliably and responsibly could help reduce GHG emissions.
Our smart and innovative solution is "GREEN WASALNY". This is a mobile-based platform that brings Digitalization to the Supply Chain Transportation Cycle. (‘Wasalny’ is Arabic for ‘Drop me to my Location’).
"GREEN WASALNY" is a navigation system for fleet drivers that will positively improve the logistics transportation operations’ effectiveness. Companies' owners and fleet operators will not have to worry again as drivers get safe and accurate navigation information while planning routes better to maximize their returns.
GREEN WASALNY uses real-time traffic data to avoid delays and reroutes when the road conditions are not conducive. The app is affordable and can be used for an entire fleet. The navigation is still operational even while offline and useful for long cargo hauls without causing driving distractions.
Contact Person: Sebastian Andres Cajas , (Team leader, Colombia)
Ana Clara Faria, Brazil
Charic Farinango, Colombia
Maria Vivian Awori,Uganda
EvolveNet combines spatiotemporally aligned satellite imagery with sea turtle metadata, including turtle distribution, sensing data and bycatch information to commercial metadata, providing an interaction risk attention map that enables the prediction of potential turtle risk hotspots and periods. Additionally to this, we also use EvolveNet interpretation using attention maps to understand the underlying factors that lead to each risk area to provide useful policy recommendations to mitigate the hunt and harm of sea turtles.
The proposed pipeline has been designed as well for generalizing the method to other species if the metadata is available, allowing a high scalability into any geographical area as all the data is publicly available.
Contact Person: William Ng, (Team leader, Singapore)
Joe Toh, Singapore
Louie Yeow, Malaysia
Pawandeep Singh, Singapore
A democratised data-driven solution that encourages Electric Vehicle owners to plug in their vehicles to the smart grid. Closing the gaps and enhancing the reliability of the grid while reducing the need to burn more fossil fuel for energy production.
Contact Persons: Abdelrahman Misallam, (Team leader, Egypt)
Ahmed Khalid, Egypt
Amira Mohamed, Egypt
Sara Gomaa, Egypt
Since cellulosic mass is the most abundant organic polymer in the world, we decided to take advantage of the zero-cost agricultural waste materials in Egypt by transforming palm leaves into bio-cellulosic fibers using chemical treatment & biotechnology. Then take the cellulose granules and make sanitized wipes locally using reverse-engineered hydroentanglement technology.
Contact Person: Sophie Collier, (Team leader, UK)
Fletcher Hartman, USA
Karina Pérez Salinas, Mexico
Mariko Daisey, USA
Rachel Williams, UK
A sustainable digital world requires action big enough to make an impact—and small enough to make people feel it's not disrupting their daily lives. SMALLSMALLbig aims to create an open-source archive of data-driven solutions that are truly small and get seriously huge, starting with a campaign around the electricity wasted by something so small we barely even notice it: our spam folders.