Best Ideas 2020 features all the nominated entries submitted under ‘Submit your Idea’ category. All the entries consist of innovative solutions or propositions for an enterprise that champions the Sustainable Development Goals. They can be on the conceptual, planning, or start-up stage.
Explain your idea in details:
Foodtection is a food storage company the makes a fully solar powered off-grid food storage facility from recycled shipping containers which are further installed in market places so as to extend the shelf life of perishable foods by 22days.our mission is to bring an end to the post harvest food spoilage which is a major problem which needs to be addressed and also help farmers and perishable food retailers to make more income.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
It is estimated that about 45%of food grown annually goes to waste which plays a significant role in the increase of food shortage that leads to hunger.Our company provides a clean solar powered storage unit with a simple say-as-you-store method of payment which can extend the shelf life of perishable foods by 22days,this plays a significant role in the reduction of food wastage which leads to reduction in food price and also help the farmers and retailers earn more income.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
With good funding we are planning to install our storage units in market places start operating we are also going to provide logistics at a cheaper price for retailers who's shop is far from our storage unit.
I am Muhammad Habib a 20years old enterprenuer,the CEO and founder of foodtection, a farmer and a student who grew up in Nigeria where they face the problem of food wastage.Growing up I saw the problem of food wastage which leads to a very high fluctuation of food prise like tomato I had the idea from a very young age but I wasn't able to implement it not until now.