Category: Opinion

Why AgFunder invested in Verdant Robotics

Verdant Robotics recently announced a $46.5 million Series A funding, led by Cleveland Avenue. AgFunder first invested in the seed stage round a few years ago when the company was still in stealth. Here AgFunder partner Rob Leclerc explains why.

Rethinking smallholder commercialization and rural development strategies in Africa

To the casual observer, Africa’s agricultural development presents something of a paradox. Despite registering the fastest agricultural productivity growth rate than any region and more than doubling agricultural exports to the rest of the world over the last 20 years, the continent’s food imports are rising faster than ever.

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