Powering Agriculture Program Results

Powering Agriculture’s achievements changed lives in smallholder farming communities across four continents. They were a product of the work of many entities, including its innovators, partners, and the Investment Alliance.

  • 59 clean energy solutions developed (technologies and/or business models)
  • 3,664 kilowatts of clean energy generation capacity installed
  • 8,449 clean energy systems deployed through Africa, Asia/Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East
  • 65,116 beneficiaries reached, such as farmers, households, and agribusinesses, including 22,666 women
  • $68.8 million additional funding mobilized by innovators
  • 18,092 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent reduction, as a result of innovators’ field activities
  • 16,546 people trained on the operation and maintenance of clean energy systems and their benefits, including 1,744 women
  • 54,439 people increased their knowledge of clean energy technologies through demonstrations as a result of Powering Agriculture support, including 17,047 women
  • 1,542 professionals provided services to clean energy system users, including 175 women

Reports and Assessments

Over its six-year course, Powering Agriculture produced various reports and assessments to document program results and lessons learned through the implementation of the Grand Challenge.

  • Report

    Final Report

    This final report presents the results achieved through Powering Agriculture’s approach to addressing the significant barriers facing the integration of clean energy technology in agricultural development. (PDF 21MB) Read the report

  • Report

    2018 Annual Report

    This annual report describes the key activities of Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development implemented over the financial year period of October 2017 to September 2018. (PDF 18MB) Read the report

  • Report

    2017 Annual Report

    This annual report describes the key activities of Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development implemented over the financial year period of October 2016 to September 2017. (PDF 16MB) Read the report

  • Report

    2016 Annual Report

    This annual report describes the key activities of Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development implemented over the financial year period of October 2015 to September 2016. (PDF 8MB) Read the report

  • Report

    2015 Annual Report

    This annual report describes the key activities of Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development implemented over the financial year period of October 2014 to September 2015. (PDF 12MB) Read the report

  • Report

    2014 Annual Report

    This annual report describes the key activities of Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development implemented over the financial year period of October 2013 to September 2014. (PDF 750K) Read the report

  • Evaluation

    Final Program-Level Summative Evaluation and Innovators’ Assessment

    Powering Agriculture’s final evaluation takes stock of the program’s accomplishments after six years of implementation, and the assessment examines the extent to which the program promoted innovation and delivered impact. (PDF 2MB) Read the evaluation

  • Evaluation

    Mid-Term Program-Level Evaluation and Innovators’ Assessment

    Powering Agriculture released two mid-term assessments—a program-level evaluation of the Grand Challenge, and an assessment of the 2013 innovators’ progress to date. (PDF 907K) Read the evaluation

  • Report

    Gender Integration Summary Report

    This summary report identifies gender-related monitoring and evaluation activities completed as of September 2016, future innovator plans for gender integration, and ensures knowledge exchange at the innovator and program levels. (PDF 2MB) Read the report

Last updated: August 25, 2020

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