FAC 2016

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FAC was the first featured event of GEW Sudan 2016 the FutureAgroChallenge, a competition for entrepreneurs in agriculture and food field hosted by Mazin Merghani. This is a challenge that asks for innovation to find sustainable, modern solutions for problems that have been facing Sudanese farmers for years.

The winner
The winner

Four projects were presented and under the supervision of a panel which included Prof. Ali Algasim – the Director of National Center for Agricultural Research of Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Mr. Ali Amin – General Director of Erada for microfinance, Mr. Hashim Abdallah Hassan – Administrative manager at Bashpharma Ltd and Mr. Sohaib alkhawalda – Youngest Arabic person Recorder at Society of British businessmen in 2011.


The project which qualified for the international final – at South Africa, March 2017- was Onion Farm founded by Osman Hassan Ali. Onion farm aims to improve productivity of farms and crop quality using precision tools for farming.