The Vermi-Aquaponics System

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Shift Organic Technologies

Information about the project
The Vermi-Aquaponics System
The V.A System
The V.A system (Vermi-Aquaponics) is a Smart Integrated Organic Agriculture system which integrates Aquaponics, Vermiculture, Small livestock and Information Communication Technology(ICT) in a controlled looping environment. ICT is used to remotely monitor, control and manage various variable parameters which include temperature, PH, feeding rates, moisture, flow rates, water level, leaks, plant and animal health, oxygen, grow lights, humidity detect and repel rodents. The information is sent in real time over the internet to any social media platform, emails, text messages or a customized app the user can also sent commands i.e. feed fish, start/stop water pumps, air pump, heaters.
National implementation: Zimbabwe
Ongoing from 12/01/2015 to 31/12/2035
Potraz Ministry of Information Communication Postal and Courier Services Harare Institute of Technology Battle of the Chefs Harare

WSIS information
      * E-agriculture
  • Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
  • Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all
  • Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources
  • Goal 15: Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
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