Aphropean Partners is proud to present Gert Zechner, MA, BSc.
Gert Zechner shares his experiences and insights on Making Sense and Profit of Sustainable Agriculture at the 4th Frontiers of Dialogue. In sponsorship of Knowledge City, Aphropean Partners hosts the #FOD17 engagement series to learn and exchange knowledge on profitable sustainability business and initiatives.
In 2009, Gert established the Austrian Aquaponic community. He combines his interest, technical and leadership skills to develop the community and along the way, Gert built Austria’s first Aquaponic System, which runs as a family business.
Currently, Gert Zechner is the President of Aquaponic Austria (NPO) and as Board Member at the Vertical Farm Institute (VFI), he actively advocates to reduce the gap within nutrient cycles and drive integrated application approaches between Aquaponic and vertical food production.
In 2018, Gert will launch his Startup PONGANIC, the first Aquaponic farm located within a residential housing development in Vienna, Austria. In addition, he is the founder of Ponganic GmbH, a fish and greengrocers store supplying sustainably farmed products.