Sistema.bio manufactures and distributes high-quality, affordable bioreactors that enable farmers around the world to convert waste into energy and fertilizer. By providing flexible interest-free repayment plans and comprehensive monitoring services, Sistema.bio works with farmers to ensure they become more sustainable, independent, and productive.

Karel Nierop, Fund Manager Hivos-Triodos Fund: “Hivos-Triodos Fund aims to promote access to renewable energy and contribute to the development of sustainable agricultural chains in developing countries. Sistema.bio is a champion for smallholder farms that are energy independent, profitable and climate-friendly. We are confident that our partnership will improve farmer livelihoods and help increase Sistema.bio’s outreach.”

Hivos-Triodos Fund is one of the Triodos inclusive finance funds. Find out more about our investments in inclusive finance.

Explore our impact report ‘Accelerating the food transition’ to find out more about our role as investor in the food transition. The report presents our 2019 results in a context of numbers and stories and showcases our mission to make money work for positive change.