Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu

2010 Young Laureate, Applied Technology
Nigeria, Born 1982

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Improving shelf life in Nigeria’s food bowl

March 19, 2015

Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu has designed a revolutionary wire-mesh trolley that will preserve cassava, extending the shelf life of Nigeria’s staple food from three days to 16. The hand trolley, which he designed with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has two mesh grids. The space between...

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Expanded radio service for Nigerian farmers

October 18, 2012

Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu is pushing ahead with his ambitious programme to improve the lives of Nigeria’s rural population by providing information via an interactive radio service. Hundreds of thousands of farmers now benefit from the service, which is set to expand as Smallholders Farmers Rural Radio hires two...

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