For their Google prize winning project Sakhiwe Shongwe and Bonkhe Mahlalela asked "can simplified hydroponic methods be adapted for poor Swazi subsistence farmers?". For an overview:
Swaziland is in a vicious circle of problems that needs to be broken. Over 80% of the vegetables consumed in Swaziland each year are imported from South Africa. More than half of the population rely on food aid.
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