Science has established beyond doubt that the window for action on climate change is closing rapidly. Especially smallholder farmers in the Global South are especially vulnerable to climate shocks and supply chain disruptions while they grow much of the food we consume globally. Koltiva pushes data-driven services tailor-made to smallholder farmers towards Climate Change Adaptation and Climate-Smart Agriculture.
In November 2022, Egypt will host the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, to build on previous successes and pave the way for future ambition (1). Egypt's Ministry of International Cooperation, in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, has launched the global "ClimaTech Run 2022" competition for start-ups working within the climate action and technology field. This is within the framework of preparations for the COP27, which will be held in Sharm El-Sheikh in November (2).
Koltiva was announced as one of 15 finalist Tech-Start-ups that will present to pitch their ideas in COP27. ClimaTech Run is a global multi-stage program for tech entrepreneurs and digital artists who share a collective passion for sustainability and a better future for all. Organized by Egypt's Ministry of International Cooperation, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, and Ministry of Environment. ClimaTech Run connects science and creativity around technology.