At WeRobotics and the Flying Labs Network, we believe in the power of local expertise to sustainably and responsibly localize technology and create actionable impact for climate action, development and aid solutions, first and foremost on a grassroots level. Technologies are just a tool. Lasting and meaningful impact is created when local experts implement and […]
Empowering livestock farmers in small and middle income countries with artificial intelligence and digital tools
The first part of the presentation will delve into the forefront of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies pertinent to Agriculture 4.0. We will explore vital applications of AI that are instrumental in tackling challenges faced by the agriculture and food sectors, especially within the Global South. A showcase of a few research endeavors undertaken by researchers […]
Reliance Foundation’s efforts in bridging information gaps among farmers through ICT-based interventions: Our experiences, key insights, enabling factors, and future perspectives.
Agriculture and food systems are a significant contributor to climate change; however, they also bear the brunt of its adverse effects. Smallholder farmers especially are disproportionally impacted. Governments and large corporations worldwide continue to make commitments towards net-zero emissions, with over 70 countries and 40% of Food and Agri companies in the Fortune Global 2000 […]
Successive governments at the country level have avowed to double farmers’ income in India. However, in reality this remains an unfulfilled achievement. In Telangana, we are confident that technology can be that game changer which actually helps farmers not only double but enhance their incomes much more substantially. Through a very rigorous process, the government […]
Cultivating inclusion through citizen science in water management. Biomonitoring and digital innovations – case stories from southern Africa
Water management is crucial for longer term sustainability in many parts of the world. All too often it is the domain of the scientists making water monitoring expensive and inaccessible. In southern Africa biomonitoring techniques are proving inclusive to all especially when linked to digital innovations. Selected case stories will be shared to illustrate inclusivity […]
State of the Digital Agriculture Sector: Harnessing the Potential of Digital for Impact Across Agricultural Value Chains in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
In a Keynote address, Beanstalk will be launching the ‘State of the Digital Agriculture Sector: Harnessing the Potential of Digital for Impact Across Agricultural Value Chains in Low- and Middle-Income Countries’ Report; a culmination of a year’s worth of work. This study has been sponsored by USAID via Digital Frontiers mechanism implemented by DAI. This […]
How will AI affect global agriculture? Technology’s “Law of Amplification” offers a few predictions.