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Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

African GREEN Developments (Pty) Ltd.

presentsAGD Sustainable Farm, Healthcare & Skills Development CenterMidrand, South Africa

  • January, 2014

Confidential


Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

AGD Sustainable Farm, Healthcare &Skills Development Center

  • Commercial-scale organic food & feed production

    • 12.6 hectares of climate-controlled, greenhouse growth area

    • Over 15,000 tons/yr food & animal feed production

    • Over $40 million in revenues/yr

    • Employing180 managers, skilled & unskilled workers

  • Education/Skills development

    • Offering free of charge, hands-on education/skill development to 150 students per session

    • 16 full-time instructors/staff serving 600 students/yr

    • Fully furnished, on-campus living accommodations

  • Located on 15 hectares of abandon farmland in Midrand, South Africa, we’ve developed the world’s first, zero-carbon footprint, food production/skills development/healthcare center:

    • Healthcare treatment center (agreement currently under negotiation)

      • 12 full-time health care personnel & videoconferencing facilities to serve over 100 patients/day

      • Providing a wide array of healthcare services free of charge

    • Powered by 100% renewable energy

      • On-site Solar PV & Waste-to-Energy power generation

      • Nearly 4.5 MW of power

      • Offset equivalent of 860k tons/yr of CO2, with market value of nearly $130 million

      • Collecting/avoiding use of 1.3 million cubic meters of freshwater/yr

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Agd sustainable farm

Our 15 hectare zero-waste, working farm combines some of today’s most advanced organic food production technologies inside an array of climate-controlled greenhouses using low-cost LED for 24/7 growing.

AGD Sustainable Farm

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Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

AGD Sustainable Farm

Preliminary Design

Algae Ponds

(~2.7 hectares)

Rainwater Storage Tanks

Algae/

Aquaponic Nursery

Algae Harvesting & Processing

Food

Processing

Algae to Fish

Shrimp Ponds

(~0.6 hectares)

Fish Tanks

(~2 hectares)

Water Treatment

Water Treatment

Rainwater Storage Tanks

Hydroponic Vegetables

(~9.3 hectares)

Hydroponic Fruits & Herbs

(~0.8 hectares)

Nutrient Water

Fish wastewater

Shrimp wastewater

Nutrient Water

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Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

AGD Healthcare & Skills Development Center

Preliminary Design

Nursery for hydroponic plant propagation,  shrimp &fish hatchery

Laboratory space and area for practical training of students

Biodigester units

Biogas

Gas Turbine-Genset

Education Center/

Dorm Rooms

CO2 to Algae Ponds

Visitors Center, Shop, Restaurant, kids playground

Healthcare

center

Parking area

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Fresh Vegetables/Fruits/Herbs

Production:9,200 tons/yr

Lettuce

Spinach

Tomatoes

Green/Red/Yellow Peppers

Zucchini/Baby Marrow/Brussel sprouts

Strawberries

Raspberries

Blueberries

Edible Sprouts

Herbs

Sales revenues:$33.2 million/yr

Seafood

Production:435 tons/yr

Nile Tilapia

Red Tilapia

Shrimp/Prawns

Sales revenues:$ 2.8 million/yr

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Livestock/Fish Feed

Production:5,800 tons/yr

Barley Fodder

Algae Feedcakes

Sales revenues:$ 2.2 million/yr

Algae-derived Nutritional Supplements & Oils

Production:200 tons/yr

Spirulina

Chlorella

High-Omega3

Low-Omega3

Sales revenues:$ 2.8 million/yr

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Additional benefits:

Maximum Productivity

Produces 5X the food volume per square meter of the world’s most fertile soil

Minimal Water Footprint

Rainwater harvesting (50,000 cubic meter/yr) provides freshwater for all our growing operations

Jobs & Skill Development

Offering over 180 good paying full-time employment opportunities (20 managers & 160 workers), plus hands-on training for another 600 per year from our Skills Development Center

Fully Scalable

Our system requires no arable land & can be built across Africa

Environment

Offsets 1,650 tons/yr of CO2 & 40,000 tons/yr of Methane, with a market value of $130 million

Provides over 4 billion calories/year from food & 3.5 billion calories/year from animal feed for assisting food-aid organizations

AGD Sustainable Farm

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Agd education skills development center

Our AGD Institute will be providing classes of 150 students with a free of charge, 3-month, hands-on skills development program

Low student-to-instructor ratio (10 students per instructor)

Focus will be on bringing students up to speed on everything it takes to run & manage an integrated zero-waste farming system

Aquaponic systems

Algae cultivation & processing

Renewable energy technologies

Adapting commercial-scale farming techniques & technologies to smaller-scale farms

Carbon offset programs

Healthcare training program

Business development training

AGD Education/Skills Development Center

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Agd healthcare center agreement currently under negotiation

Offering the local community & neighboring townships 20-25 healthcare treatment rooms

Staffed by 12 professionally trained personnel

Providing 30,000+ treatments/yr

Healthcare skills development program as part of AGD’s Education Center

AGD Healthcare Center(agreement currently under negotiation)

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Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

AGD Healthcare Center

  • All Healthcare services & training provided free of charge through an innovative “Healthcare offset” funding mechanism, provided by Linkedcare & SonoPay.

LinkSono aggregates all doctors with same practice and creates Practice Calendars where remote consultations or competence transfer can be booked

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General Practitioner

Ophthalmologist

Cardiologist

Doctors make their time available for linkSono

Local Doctors, Nurses or other medical support book consultations according to their need

  • 3G networks and smartphones available in all of Africa (600m phones)

  • Doctors and patients can use LinkSono in Africa to bridge the gap

  • Doctors in Europe or US make time available free-of-charge to assist doctors and patients in Africa

  • OpenSono promote MobileEducation apps for smartphones in Africa

(c) Sonopay LLC & OpenSparkz LP 2013 Confidential - Draft - Not for distribution


Agd visitors center

Daily Visitors

Providing 100+ adults & children with education enrichment on our operations, partner opportunities & living a sustainable way of life.

Staffed by AGD Skills Development Center students & community volunteers

Because the AGD Sustainable Farm is an ideal forum for illustrating real life science concepts, we have developed educational materials and make our systems available to schools, zoos, museums and other public venues. 

Some of these concepts include: the nitrogen cycle, the role of bacteria in ecology, water ecology, living systems, life cycles, the science of food production, and hydrodynamics

AGD Visitors Center

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Powered by 100 renewable energy

Utilize our waste products in our Advanced Waste-to-Energy system (4.5 MW)

Entire power generation system can be funded by CO2 & Methane remediation offset credits

Powered by 100% renewable energy

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African green developments strategic and potential partners

Neotel (agreement pending)

Sunil Joshi, Managing Director & CEO

OpenSono/SonoPay/LinkSono

Declan Conway, Founder & Chairman

Linkedcare

Hans-Erhard Reiter, Founder & CEO

Texas Agrilife Research Center/Mariculture Program, TAMU (agreement pending)

Dr. Addison Lawrence , Senior Faculty Fellow

Royal HaskoningsDHV

Erik Tshwele

Simon Lechtman

Terra Endeavors

Charles Abramson, Founder & CEO

African Green DevelopmentsStrategic and Potential Partners

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African green developments senior management team

Leon-Valerie Eremin

Chairman & CEO

Charles Abramson, PhD

President

Pieter C Naudé

Director , Finances / Finzone

Blanche Mogorosi

Director, Renewable Energy

Diomede Nkurunziza

Director, Community Relations

BellinaEremina

Director, Admin and HR

Lilian Mello

Chief Legal Council

African Green DevelopmentsSenior Management Team

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Algae Cultivation

For high-value fish/livestock feed, nutrition supplements, oil rich in Omega3 & pigments

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Shrimp Cultivation

Utilizing ‘Super-Intensive Shrimp Raceway Farming’ method

15-20 times the productivity per square meter of intensive shrimp farming

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Aquaponics

Combines Aquaculture with Hydroponics inside a series of climate-controlled, LED lit, multi-span greenhouses

Produces 5X the vegetables/fruits/herbs than conventional farming with 5% of the water

Instead of having to rely on chemical nutrients for a hydroponic system, fish waste is biologically converted into nutrients the plants/fruits/herbs need to grow

AGD Sustainable Farm

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Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

AGD Sustainable Farm, Healthcare

& Skills Development Center

Confidential


Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

AGD Sustainable Farm, Healthcare

& Skills Development Center

Confidential


Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

AGD Sustainable Farm, Healthcare

& Skills Development Center

Confidential


Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

AGD Sustainable Farm

Confidential


Agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center

Sustainable Farm Operations

Total Revenues$41.0 million/yr

Cost of Goods Sold$22.2 million/yr

Gross Profit$18.8 million/yr

Net Profit$11.5 million/yr

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AGD Sustainable Farm, Healthcare& Skills Development Center

After initial investment, our activities are primarily internally funded (over $40 million)

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Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

AGD Sustainable Farm

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Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

AGD Sustainable Farm

COMMERCIAL SALES

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Presents agd sustainable farm healthcare skills development center midrand south africa

AGD Sustainable Farm

PROJECT’S TOTAL OFFSET FUNDING POTENTIAL

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