Best Ideas 2022 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.
Organic nutritious food products production
Explain your idea in details:
My idea is to set up an organic banana milkshake drinks, ginger lemon drinks, mango watermelon drinks, mango milkshake drinks, beetroot mango drinks, watermelon milkshake drinks, banana milkshake drinks, pineapple drinks, sweet potato fries, barotse instant porridge plant. We will buy organic fruit such as banana, ginger, lemon, mango, watermelon, mango, beetroot, pineapple and sweet potato from local producers. The plant will be supported also with roof made of solar panels which will provide solar energy for the energy production necessary for the mixing of the fruits to extract the juice. The products will be served in bottles and transparent polythene bags packaging sizes made from biodegradable materials.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
The production of organic fruit juice and fries made from banana, ginger, lemon, mango, watermelon, mango, beetroot, pineapple and sweet potato will encourage organic fruit producers and enable non-organic fruit producers to do the same. All this allow consumers to have a more organic health balanced diet and to develop new dietary rules for organic fruit juice and fries consumption. Our organic fruit juice and fries will make consumers will thus avoid exported fruit juices with a lot sweetener. All this will contribute to the protection of our planet through i) reduction of pesticide residues in soils, crop products and run-off water, ii) higher concentrations of vital elements in food crops, iii) enhanced flora and fauna diversity and abundance, iv) a reduction of non-renewable energy resources used, and v) increased resilience.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
Collaboration with the Government of the day and created linkages between the private sector and smallholder farmers in respect to organic farming, climate change adaptation and mitigation projects in playing a major role in creating an enabling environment for green entrepreneurship by having a national strategy that focuses mainly on supporting organic fruit producers for the supply of fruit and a specialist in renewable energy for the production of plant with solar panels. In the future the plant will mobilize materials, financial and human capital for the realization of the idea of value addition and agro processing, our local farmers will be able to get more value for their produce thus increasing their levels livelihood To become a leading drought-resistant food manufacturer in Southern Africa committed to providing high quality and nutritious food from local products at affordable prices through being innovative and enhancing the value of our shareholder investments while ensuring the fulfillment of employees, customers, suppliers and community.
I am Patrick Mabshe aged 42years old a result oriented person with developmental professional highly reliable, resourceful with years of experience in Community work services, Citizen Journalism, Entrepreneurship and Financial management with Diploma Certificate in Social Work: The University of Zambia, Bachelor Degree in Activity & Project Management. The Madonna University, Diploma Certificate in Rural Development Management, The National Institute of Rural Development of India, Diploma Certificate in Management Accounting - The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom, Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business - The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom and Advanced Diploma in Business Project Management - The University of Cape Town, South Africa and I am experienced in Accounting, Business management and Entrepreneurship skills. Currently, make my homemade organic banana milkshake drinks, ginger lemon drinks, mango watermelon drinks, mango milkshake drinks, beetroot mango drinks, watermelon milkshake drinks, banana milkshake drinks, pineapple drinks, sweet potato fries, barotse instant porridge products and sell my products at the market. I have always tried to find solution to establish this business idea through financial support but all in vain. Once supported the business idea will transform the rural based local smallholder farmers into sustainable and prosperous farmers with oriented potential that will contribute to job creation, poverty alleviation and improve food security and economic growth.