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Microsoft launches program to accelerate growth of agritech startups in India
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2020
Technology giant Microsoft on Wednesday announced the launch of a program for agritech startups in India that are committed to driving transformation in agriculture. The Microsoft for Agritech Startups program is designed to help startups build industry-specific solutions,...Read more..
Subject Tags: Agriculture technology , Microsoft India , startups , sustainable
How IT, communication can boost sustainable farming in India
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 24, 2019
Agriculture has been recognised as the core of the Union Budget for the year 2019-20. The Government of India has planned to invest widely in agriculture infrastructure to provide assured income to small and marginal farmers. It has made Niti Aayog a national think tank to...Read more..
Subject Tags: Agriculture technology , artificial intelligence
Walmart Foundation Announces Two New $4.8 Million Grants Benefitting Indian Farmers
By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2019
Walmart Foundation Aug. 27 announced that it has provided $4.8 million in grants to Digital Green and TechnoServe in India as a way to help deepen its commitment to improving farmer livelihoods in the country. The grants will enable programs that help smallholder farmers have...Read more..
Subject Tags: Agriculture technology , smallholder farmers , sustainable farming practices , Walmart Foundation