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.
Trace Register won the contest entitled “Rethink Supply Chains: The Tech Challenge to Fight Labor Trafficking” held by San Francisco-based Humanity United.
Marcus Glassman from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs shares his key takeaways from the recent event and the report released by the council.
Kirchner Food Fellowship, the agricultural impact investment arm of merchant bank Kirchner Group, has invested in Till Mobile, a supply chain communications company for the developed and emerging markets.
The International Food Policy Research Institute’s 2016 Global Food Policy Report examines major food policy developments and events over the past 12 months and looks at the key challenges and opportunities for the upcoming year.
The round takes BigBasket's total funding to over $230m as investors question the unit economics of the food e-commerce sector overall.
Agricultural development is one of the biggest initiatives for the foundation. Here Vipula Shukla, senior program officer for agriculture, speak about the foundation's approach to agtech investing.
Former partner at Khosla Ventures Andrew Chung today launched 1955 Capital, which will invest in the energy, food and agriculture, education and health sectors.
Strider, a decision support technology offering farmers a relatively simple data aggregation and pest management tool, brought on its first US customers at the end of last year.