Integrated food, household energy and forest protection business. Smallholders + processing facilities + urban distribution network.
The dominant production systems in Mozambique for food and household energy are inherently unsustainable, resulting in an interconnected downward spiral of biodiversity loss, poverty growth and degraded family health.
CleanStar trains rural families in conservation agriculture, buys and processes their surpluses, and retails food and clean cooking stoves & fuel to urban families.
Investors incl. Novozymes, ICM and Bank of America Merrill Ly