INMED Launches First Aquaponics Social Enterprise

 

INMED Partnerships for Children, a global humanitarian development organisation, has announced the launch of its first INMED Aquaponics® Social Enterprise (INMED ASE) in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened awareness of the critical need for local food production that can be adapted to local conditions,” says Dr. Linda Pfeiffer, founder and CEO of INMED Partnerships for Children.  Aquaponics is an intensive form of agriculture, combining hydroponics and fish farming in a closed symbiotic system that produces at least 10 times more crops than traditional farming using a tenth of the water, with no chemical fertilizers or pesticides, makes that possible –  even where scarce water, soil and space conditions exist.… Read the rest...

INMED Launches Bold New Enterprise for Big Social Impact

STERLING, VIRGINIA, USA (February 24, 2021): INMED Partnerships for Children announced today that it is launching the INMED Aquaponics® Social Enterprise (INMED ASE) to address global food security, climate-change adaptation, inclusion, sustainable livelihoods and other intertwined causes of systemic poverty. The purpose of the INMED ASE is to transition historically disadvantaged populations, including people with disabilities, women and youth, from subsistence to commercial (market-based) agricultural production using climate-smart aquaponics to help them become food-secure and economically self-sufficient. Read the press release here.

 

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