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Agri startup Greenikk builds supply chain to bolster Indias banana fibre-based industry

gri startup Greenikk, which createdIndias firstfull-stack banana supply chain, has developed a waste-to-value system to strengthen the countrys banana fibre-based industry by ensuring a steady supply of banana stem fibre to entrepreneurs and artisans for producing high value goods having a huge demand in domestic and global markets.

30 Mar 2023 2:36 am
Mahindra-Qualcomm-backed deep tech startup enters the agri fintech space

CarnotTechnologies, Indias leading agri AI-IoT platform backed by Mahindra begins a strategic partnership with Avanti Finance.

30 Mar 2023 2:33 am
ICAR, World Bank issue Delhi Declaration on Modernisation of Agricultural Education System at International Conference on Blended Learning Ecosystem

There is a need to strengthen digital Infrastructure including digital e-learning content and deployment of emerging immersive technologies across Agricultural Higher Education Institutions in India. Institutionalizing a system-wide Digital Capacity Building Program across stakeholders to improve systemic digital competence, knowledge and skills is also a necessity.

29 Mar 2023 3:06 am
Mariculture offers bright business prospect for Indias coastal region: CMFRI study

Mariculture hasemerged as a promising business opportunity for Indias coastal regions, offering decent income to the coastal people even as extreme weather events like cyclones are leading to the reduction of fishing days every year, according to a new study by the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI).

29 Mar 2023 3:03 am
Kerala Minister launches Milma Food Truck at KSRTC Kollam depot

Milma rolled out a food truck in the city today, with Minister for Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Mrs J. Chinchurani inaugurating the facility that serves snacks and refreshments in a refashioned bus of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC).

27 Mar 2023 1:29 am
ICAR, World Bank conferencecalls for creating a blended learning ecosystem in agriculture

The International Conference on Blended Learning Ecosystem for Higher Educationin Agriculture 2023, hosted jointly byThe Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the World Bankfrom March 21-23 as a part of the National Agricultural Higher Education Projects (NAHEP) Resilient Agricultural Education System (RAES) development initiative has more than ten academic partners from around the world representing over ten countries deliberating on the best strategies in blended teaching and lear

23 Mar 2023 3:55 pm
Implement new ideas to woo dairy farmers: Milma Chairman

The countrys dairy sector must implement novel methods to strengthen milk production and attract more entrepreneurs as well as investors, according to K.S. Mani, Milma Chairman.

23 Mar 2023 3:55 pm
PepsiCo India extends stubble burning initiative in Punjab

PepsiCo India has extended itsBiochar Initiative,a pilot crop residue management program, to the Fatehgarh Sahib and Ludhiana districts of Punjab as a potential solution to address the pressing issue of stubble burning in the northern states of India.

23 Mar 2023 3:55 pm
Keralas ornamental fish sector revives after COVID losses

Over 500 start-up units in the ornamental fish sector are on a course of revival after they suffered a heavy loss during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to efforts of the Kerala Aqua Ventures International Limited (KAVIL), a government of Kerala undertaking.

23 Mar 2023 3:55 pm
Incentivising Agri-Seed Research & Development: Key to Food Security

A robust seed system for agriculture is of fundamental importance to the health of the nation. Food & nutrition security continues to need attention in India, with a burgeoning population of approximately 1.4 billion to feed.

23 Mar 2023 3:55 pm
AgTech startup TartanSense rebrands as Niqo Robotics, to commercialise AI robotics for making farming sustainable

AgTech start-up TartanSense, has rebranded as Niqo Robotics. The rebranding comes on the heels of the company launching their proprietary green on green AI spot spray robots in India.

23 Mar 2023 3:55 pm