March 22nd is World Water Day and this year the international focus is on groundwater. This is a precious resource whose importance is increasing as the impacts of climate change become more significant. We feel this acutely in TBI Ileret where groundwater is critical to our operations. In 2021, we were able to decarbonize [...]
2021 was an exciting year for sustainability at TBI. We made great strides towards improving our environmental sustainability by increasing investments in clean energy. Over all, we installed over 50 kWp of solar panels, which can generate a cumulative 330 kW of power daily and we installed over 100 kWh of battery storage. This [...]
A new project will expand TBI's hydroponic gardening technology throughout the arid Turkana Basin region, bringing fresh produce to local communities.
Hydroponic farming allows for highly efficient use of space and water, and provides TBI's research stations with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables in an arid environment.
A fish farm at TBI-turkwel been designed as a pilot project to understand the feasibility of aquaculture in the Turkana Basin.
At TBI-Turkwel we've begun to convert locally sourced biomass into energy to run our facility.