Water, Food & Energy, Kenya
Hydro Victoria collects and transforms organic waste into manure and insect larvae protein. Through their integrated approach, they address challenges related to food security, climate change, and biodiversity loss.
Hydro Victoria contributes to the circular economy by upcycling organic waste into valuable resources such as organic manure and insect larvae protein. They reduce the use of fish meal in animal feed by incorporating black soldier fly larvae meal, promoting resource efficiency and minimising waste generation.
Their services include training farmers in aquaculture, designing and operating insect farms, organic waste management, supply of fish and poultry feeds, and the provision of agricultural equipment and security appliances.
- Training 1,200 people from the local community in agroecological practices and insect farming (2023)
- Promoting recycling and healthy environments at both household and community levels
- Reducing air pollution load by 20% from dump sites and landfills by using black soldier fly (2023)
- Reduce solid waste disposal to dumpsites and landfills in the area by 30% (2023)
- Improving solid waste segregation by 30% at source in markets and households (2023)
- Creating 1,000 jobs for youth and women in the community
- Improving income of smallholder farmers by 10% (2023)
- Reducing the cost of production in feed and organic manure by 5% (2023)
“We are creating value from organic waste by recovering nutrients to increase crop and animal productivity. With increased food systems transformation and focusing on insects and feed and food, we foresee a shift in Future Consumption behaviour and Organic Waste being a Scarce Resource by 2050.”
Fredrick Juma Ouma