A number of Indian agritech startups are making headlines with their transformative technologies, but the Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) project in the southern Indian province of Andhra Pradesh is also making waves in the once-ignored industry.
Last week, the ReThink Agri-Food Innovation Week took place in Singapore for the first time. Here are the results of a survey of the event's 300 delegates.
The JV with Emirates Flight Catering will involve the construction of a 130,000 square foot facility in Dubai to service all airlines and lounges operational out of Dubai International Airport.
We caught up with Eri Hayashi, director of International Relations & Consulting of the Japan Plant Factory Association (JPFA), a non-profit organization devoted to academic and business advancements in Japan's indoor ag industry.
The Mekong AgriTech Challenge (MATCh), the Mekong region's first AgTech pitch competition and market access boot camp, launched for the first time last week.
The Future Food Asia Award (FFAA), Asia’s first agrifood tech startup up competition, will be presented in Singapore for the second year on May 23.
The bulk of Impact Terra's new funding will support Smart Agriculture Myanmar (SAM), a project that uses remote sensing to provide advice to farmers about crop timing, pest management, and irrigation.
Agtech entrepreneurs may not have the sharpest, most polished pitches, but you can be sure that they're not over-hyping their businesses, according to Frank Meehan, cofounder and partner of SparkLabs Global Ventures and Asia's leading startup accelerator program.
Nileworks claims its multi-copter drones are able to see the shape of a field and spray pesticides just 30cm above, reducing drift.
SoftBank has invested in Plenty, a vertical farming startup in California, to help the company expand into new markets and crops.
Future Food Asia Award marks a milestone in the the fledgling Asian agrifood tech industry as it was the first competition of its kind showcasing the region’s top startups in the sector.
Asia’s first agritech and foodtech startup up competition will take place in Singapore later this month.
Farmnote will use the funding to expand overseas and to further develop its technology within Japan alongside its new partners and investors.
There are few places in the world that have a better environment for building agtech devices and large scale smart farming projects than Taiwan, writes Matthew Ryan.
Cavallo Ventures is not just focused on investing in startups; it also wants to partner with them and distribute new products to its customers.
We caught up with Isabelle Decitre, founder of the awards, to find out more about her motivation for launch FFAA and why it's needed in Asia.
John Kim, managing partner of Amasia, a multi-family office and cross-border venture capital firm based in Singapore, tells us how he got into agritech investing and his different approach to sourcing investments.
Here the team from Bits x Bites, China's first accelerator VC to invest in early-stage food tech startups, gives us a snapshot of the China food tech startup scene.
Japan's indoor agriculture industry is more developed than in the US and Europe. Here Pieter De Smedt offers his key takeaways from an event bringing the industry from both sides of the world together.