Inventive Africa is all about turning lives around with innovation. It was an honor to receive the opportunity to write an article for the website. The future of Africa and the World will not only rely on innovation- it will take food, clean energy and water, as well as sustainable buildings for Innovators to live and work from.
To put it as simple as I can: No amount of innovation will be possible in a world that cannot support Life due to the runaway climate change that threatens all mankind.
The Innovations addressing and behind tackling Climate Change in Africa are areas that MOhemp Kenya Sustainable Farming is well aware of.
The benefits of this future farming enterprise will come in many forms
The Greatest benefit will be by:
Addressing Climate Change by utilizing the Earth as a giant carbon sink, which is the driving force behind MOhemp Kenya sustainable agriculture enterprise. All the other benefits mentioned: Education, Employment, Promoting Kenya, Agriculture Research, Community Outreach, in addition to improving People’s Health are just benefits.
The Fiber crops that MOHemp Kenya will be growing are some of the best cyclers of Carbon reducing plants known to mankind. This startup agriculture venture will have the ability to cycle 19.6 Metric Tons of Carbon per Acre from the air we breathe. Johnson pointed out in a scientific study: Cover crops, which are grown when fields are usually idle, can also be chopped and lightly worked into the top layer of soil. This can capture almost fifteen tons of carbon dioxide per acre… if fourteen percent of the world’s cropland, adopted this approach to agriculture, you could capture all anthropogenic CO2. source
Yes you read that correctly: it will only take 14% of the World’s cropland to solve the Climate Change issue if more cover crops are used.
The benefits of cycling the CO2 from the air don’t stop at just the plants growing on the farm. It also is directly tied to the end products that will be produced from these plants in the form of Sustainable Biomass Energy products.
- The seeds from these fiber plants can be utilized to make non polluting biodiesel and the
- other parts of the plants can be used to create biomass pellets that can be used for heating or cooking.
- Both of these products when burned for energy sources do not put out the harmful emissions that cause climate change back into the air- this is especially true when comparing Biodiesel to regular Diesel.
Additional avenues for innovation that MOhemp Kenya will be bringing into play as it relates to agriculture one of which is an Agriculture Invention that has been quoted to be the Holy Grail needed in the Hemp Industry.
- A prior European Factory Manager and MOhemp Advisor, has quoted the inventions as being the “Holy Grail needed in the Industry…he has ideas in principle that would, without exaggeration, revolutionize post-harvest processing and reduce the production costs by such a margin they would become almost negligible by comparison to current processing methods common in the industry”. David Bovis Director Duxinaroe
- Developing strains and varieties of Fiber plants that have low water needs and are adapted to the conditions of Africa’s Climate- accomplished by Selective Harvesting of the strongest plants and or Cross Pollinating with other plants by working with companies that are developing seed varieties that will flourish in Africa’s climate.
- Organic Farming Techniques-cover crops provide the nutrients without chemicals
- Water Conservation: No Till Farming that utilizes Drip Irrigation and Solar Powered Water Well Systems
- Directly working with other small holder farmers could also lead to co-op farming opportunities.
- MOhemp Kenya will utilize machines in its farming operations. We realize that not everyone will have access to these machines. It would be a failure not to demonstrate how these fiber plants can be processed by hand with home made farming implements, which is the same ways fiber plants were processed 1000’s of years before mankind invented machines and is still being done this way in some areas of the World.
- Sustainable Building Products: Hempcrete, Hemp Fiber Insulation, Hemp Bricks
For MOhemp Kenya it’s not all about making money. This Agriculture Farming venture is ½ Philanthropy and ½ Business which supports the philanthropic activities that are too numerous to list in this short article (full article). We are actively seeking funding avenues to bring this farming venture to life. Additional details and information can be found on the website as well as contacting Scotty by email email@example.com or on firstname.lastname@example.org
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18 thoughts on “Did You Know Hemp could create change in Africa?”
Wow… This awesome… congrats…..
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We happen to have the only license to produce it today!!!
Where do you have the license?
There is a pilot study in progress with plans to get additional seeds in the ground asap. My contact in Kenya and the Government Agencies he is working with; like KEPHIS, claim he is the 1st to grow Cannabis legally.
Sounds interesting. Maybe you should contact MoHemp Kenya! 😀
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While its a small distinction, we have license to grow Hemp and have our seeds in hand, earth plowed and its days before we drop them in
I am MOhemp Kenya. FYI: I’ve reported Kiama and am considering legal actions.
Greetings to You, Not sure what legal actions you might pursue for people growing food and capacity for Africans!
Report TO every African, I am the CEO of The Ledge Group LLC, WE ARE MORE THAN 5,000 AFRICANS in the Diaspora who seek to partner with EVERY AFRICAN to build the future. My Name is Peter Brown and we believe that We in america with capacity can partner with Africans on the continent with resource and control our destiny for the next TEN MILLION YEARS!!!!
So you report Mohemp, you report that the Africans time is NOW and nothing can stop it, We are committed to creating partnerships to provide viable options to the Africans all over the globe, what are you committed to?
Honesty in everything. Is my golden rule.
We are interested in hempcrete building. is anyone in kenya making or selling hempcrete blocks or similar?
I think the news you are sharing is awesome! Our team wishes you the best in your Canna project! As stated in the Title of the Article “Did You Know Hemp could create change in Africa?” the more people working in the Cannabiz the faster “positive” changes will come for Kenyans and the World! #HempOn Amigo! Peace Scotty
Peter Brown, What I have reported Kiama/Robert about has nothing to do with agriculture in Africa. Illegal activities are illegal I don’t care what country the participant is from.