These budding innovators are the new champions of the Agri sector
With an aim to mobilise agri startups to innovate farmer-centric solutions and improve the economic, social, and environmental outcomes in Indian agriculture, Cisco Agri Challenge was launched in December, 2020, by The Nudge Centre for Social Innovation in partnership with Cisco and the Office of the PSA, Govt. of India.
While the world continues to recover from the economic upheaval brought on by the pandemic, it's often the marginalized communities like small farmers whose already challenging lives come to a standstill. Experts are very vocal to point that an eminent solution to decrease farmer distress could be increasing income and reducing risks. Yet, the productivity and profitability of the sector remains shallow.