Analysis & Features

TECA picks 7 African startups to each receive $55,000 to develop solutions for blue economy

Founders of the seven startups selected in the current cohort originate from six countries in Africa – that is Kenya, Egypt, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Tanzania – with ideas focusing on bridging existing gaps in: aquaculture; ecotourism; measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) in conservation; seaweed value chain; mangrove restoration and protection; and financial services for fisher folk. [c]