Microsoft’s artificial intelligence technology to boost profits for Karnataka farmers

The government of Karnataka signed a MoU with Microsoft to develop multi-variant agricultural commodity price forecasting model. The project is a component of a great vision to bridge digital divides in agricultural process. The state government seeks tech-enabled solutions including cloud-based tools, artificial intelligence and data analytics to secure and promote agrarian operations. The Karnataka … Continue reading “Microsoft’s artificial intelligence technology to boost profits for Karnataka farmers”

Poor cold chain logistics waste 40% of crops worth over $14 billion each year

Image by: Quartz India 15% of India’s population lives in hunger, while $14 billion worth of crops is wasted each year due to poor cold chain facilities and disorganised logistics.  India is among the world’s largest food producers. Yet, India’s Food Banking Network estimates that 15% of the population goes hungry every day, 1 in … Continue reading “Poor cold chain logistics waste 40% of crops worth over $14 billion each year”