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Improve Farming Yield by Using Soil Conditioner and Save Water Too! A biodegradable product which can serve these two purpose- Cocopeat

CocoWing supports an ecofriendly product that improves plant yields & reduce water evaporation and enhance composting process. Need of Hour

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

CocoWing by ShoppersWing

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Other

Website of Legally Registered Entity

http://www.shopperswing.com/cocowing

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • Under 1 year

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Bangalore, India

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

India

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

India , Africa, MENA region

What country is your selected Place located in?

India , Africa, MENA region

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

The places I have selected are facing water scarcity and the agriculture is becoming a challenge. We need to save water for future generation. For current generation, improved agricultural production will provide more jobs and food , also balancing this with saving water , will be an added advantage. Our product, cocopeat, is a soil conditioner , it improves water holding capacity of the soil and reduces the water evaporation. These features combined will indirectly help in improving the ground water levels. The deserts, the hot countries and the highly populated countries , as targeted needs the product more. It will help the people around and live stocks too.

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

As suggested, we are focusing on areas which have - Hot weather -Unproductive lands -Population burst -Poverty -Water Scarcity -Struggling agriculture With a land provided, using the biodegradable product we can improve agricultural conditions and by composting of wet waste as a organic fertilizer we can reduce the emission of gases which directly effect climate change. Also by improving crop yields, we will be able to generate more jobs and promote the local crops hence bringing health and wealth back to these places. Improved quality of food products directly impacts the health and the economic growth of the people around. With growing population, we need more quality food and more water too. No community can survive without water. We are suggesting a product which can indirectly impact in improving the ground level of waters.

What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?

130000

Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

Environment - Using a biodegrable, eco-friendly product. We reduce coconut garbage from being added to landfills. By promoting wet waste composting, we are working towards reducing wet waste garbage also from the landfills. Step towards keeping Mother Earth clean. Diets - With improved quality of food produced, the minimal diets can be met. We need to feed our growing population and we need to feed them good. Economics - The bigger countries which more lands and huge population are struggling with economics. By supporting, educating and improving the agriculture of such countries, it will directly impact the economics and growth of people as well as the country. Culture - Respecting the culture, we support and grow close to it. Technology - All environment friendly technologies are used to take care of no additions to climate change.

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

Improve soil quality Improve crop yields Save water Improve agriculture earnings Support Countries economics Generate jobs Reduce garbage from pilling up Reduce the emission of gases

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

As we explained in early questions, we can improve crop yield, better economy of country, better health of people.

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

Biodegradable products, are need for the environment.

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Twitter

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I totally agree Thu Nguyen , instead on focusing on reach that is 100,000km2 , I focused on areas where the product need is more.
As I can only cover India, if anyone else will like to get associated for Africa and MENA region, do contact. I am posting video link which shows result of the product for better understanding.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqjNfvY-Up4&feature=youtu.be

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