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Disruptive tech is innovating for small farmers

2020-04-27T14:45:25+00:00November 29th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 29 November 2019|

People-based systems, technology and data can have a significant impact on agricultural development, says an agtech entrepreneur. Highlights: Climate change, crop diseases and pests are giving rise for the need to find alternative and sustainable methods to farming. Traditional top-down approach to extension services in low and middle-income countries often involves scattered and infrequent visits by extension agents disseminating dated and generic information. Digital Green – the first non-profit spin-off from Microsoft Research– has partnered over 50 organisations across Asia [...]