DAF is backed by the Danish government and the Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), in collaboration with two of Denmark’s largest pension funds, PensionDanmark and PKA.
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.
China’s food industry is modernizing at its fastest pace ever, using more technology to scale up and meet higher standards, according to Alex Zhang, cofounder of Hosen Capital.
If the United Nations and participating governments are to reach goals one and two of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), more investment and support is needed for small-scale agriculture, according to a new report.
Hidden hunger is of the biggest global problems in our time; it's a type of malnutrition where people are getting enough to eat, but not enough nutrition for good health, life, or growth, according to Bev Postma, CEO of HarvestPlus.
Described as a ‘game changer’ InspiraFarms' technology consists of modular cold storage and food processing units, which run on off-grid renewable energy and aim to increase farm incomes by 40%.
We caught up with Nierenberg to get a high-level view of the challenges facing the industry today, how technology can play a role, and being a female entrepreneur.
The Indian farmer needs agtech innovation to address some of their key challenges, writes Hemendra Mathur.
FarmDrive is using big data to create credit scores for smallholders farmers, enabling local banks to lend to them.
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.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a three-year, $6.1 million grant to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to expand and accelerate the development and deployment of improved varieties of sorghum for smallholder farmers.
Ciro Echesortu, director of Latin America's first agtech accelerator NXTP Labs, reflects on the development of the region's agtech market and what to expect in 2017.
Kuli Kuli is the leading manufacturer and distributor of moringa-based products in the US.
On World Food Day, AgFunderNews caught up with Andre Laperriere, the executive director of the GODAN secretariat, to find out how the initiative hopes to use open data to reduce hunger worldwide.
Crop Enhancement, a startup using what it dubs “sustainable chemistry” to combat crop pests and increase crop yields in the tropics, has raised $8.5 million in Series B funding.
The WFP has tasked itself with achieving “Zero Hunger” by 2030 and is looking to agriculture innovation and technology to help get there.
Today BEE, a Mexican-American agricultural venture development firm, comes out of stealth to launch an end-to-end agriculture platform for emerging markets.
MimosaTEK, a Vietnamese agtech startup providing data, decision support, and remote control capabilities through sensors and a cloud platform, recently won the Vietnamese round of Seedstars World competition.
NXTP Labs, one of the most active early stage investment funds in Latin America, is launching the region’s first agtech accelerator.