/Tag: Agriculture

Blockchain: The key transparency in Indian commodity markets

2020-09-22T12:24:35+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business|

With a shift of supply chains to India and deregulation of domestic agricultural markets in play, amidst the rollout of a $1.4 trillion National Infrastructure Pipeline, demand for transparency in physical commodity transactions will grow in line with rising trading volumes.

From India’s farms to the UAE’s tables

2020-09-16T13:59:39+00:00September 4th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

This is a textbook case of how blockchains boost the agritech business. The Agriota platform empowers India’s local communities and export prospects, while rapidly expanding the UAE’s long-term food security and serving as a showcase for bilateral embrace of emerging technology.

New Agriculture Infrastructure Fund has greater transformative potential than 1991 reforms

2020-08-11T11:27:15+00:00August 11th, 2020|Editorials - India Global Business|

The $14-billion programme to build farm gate infrastructure can prevent wastage of farm produce worth $40 billion, transform the face of rural India and open up massive opportunities for foreign and domestic investors in India’s agriculture sector.

Computer vision is disrupting the Indian food supply chains

2020-06-08T15:29:03+00:00June 8th, 2020|Interview, Interviews - India Global Business|

Himani Shah is the co-founder and CFO of Intello Labs, one of India’s leading agri tech firms which provides quality assessment of food commodities using computer vision and AI. In this interview, Himani discusses the application of AI in the Indian agricultural sector and the firm's plans for expansion into the US and South East Asia.

Farmers may rescue Indian economy this year

2020-08-20T04:54:16+00:00June 8th, 2020|India Inc Views - India Global Business, The Big Story - India Global Business|

Rising fertiliser sales, forecasts of a good monsoon and the Modi government’s recent measures to free the farm sector from red tape all point to a possible bumper harvest this year. Since rural India accounts for more than 40 per cent of Indian GDP and 58 per cent of its population, rural prosperity will temper the effects of the Covid-induced slowdown in the manufacturing and services sectors.