WHY
  
   HOW

   WHAT


   
     
   


Mark

WHY


We believe in providing humanity with complementary solutions .The purpose of the Smart Floating Farms project is to help reduce communities/growing cities Food risk associated problems , make food production more transparent, using clean energy to produce fresh food closer to home.



SOME OF TODAY’S PROBLEMS:


Climate change


  • 2030= Urban areas will grow 185% 

FOOD & WATER  SCARCITY

  • Massive food imports / Landgrabbings : use of more fossil fuels more CO2 emissions 

Energy consumption

  • Uncontrolled water consumption, use of food chemicals, pesticides,antibiotics.....

  • Natural disasters ( droughts, floodings, etc)

  • Cities land scarce & costs


  

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HOW




  • We propose a productive FLOATING FARM SYSTEM to bring food closer to growing cities


  • A replicable and scalable modular design 


  • Implementation can be done on a worldwide scale / different locations




THE PROJECT COMBINE DIFFERENT MARKET AVAILABLE TECHNOLOGIES INTO A

SIMBIOTIC SINGLE PRODUCTIVE PLATFORM:


         

A-   SOLAR ENERGY PLANT (rooftop)                        
B-   HYDROPONICS - CROP PRODUCTION  (middle level)

C-    AQUACULTURE - FISH AND OTHER SPECIES  (lower level)   

           
   

The type of species to be produced and module size can be adapted to the local geographical requirements/needs






A-   SOLAR ENERGY PLANT (rooftop)          |         View of a 60 x 35 meter module ( 2100 sqm footprint - 22604 sqft)







B-   HYDROPONICS - CROP PRODUCTION  (middle level)     |      Different crop types - 80% less water consumption







C-    AQUACULTURE - FISH AND OTHER SPECIES  (lower level) -  Commercial recirculating aquaculture system








THE RESULTING PLATFORM WILL INTEGRATE PROVEN COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS SUCH AS:


-  Mooring systems
-  Pontoons + Floating structure
-  Hydroponics: cultivation and irrigation high yields with reduced costs and less water use
-  RAS aquaculture / tanks
-  Middle size commercial desalination unit (for salt water areas)









WHAT


The result is a replicable and modular Productive floating platform which can supply fresh crops & fish directly to the city, via different channels(people buying, markets, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, bio-stores, etc) We aim to start implementing the first modules soon. Please visit our information section.












Information