A greenhouse in a box for small farmers
Farmers in Telangana are early adopters of an innovation that reduces their vulnerability to vagaries of the weather
Hyderabad-based startup Kheyti’s focus on small farmers has attracted the interest of US-based impact investment firm Acumen
With one-tenth the water and pesticides required and a manifold increase in yield, greenhouses can be transformative. The catch is that their upfront investment cost puts them beyond the reach of those who need them the most—small farmers dependent on rain or borewells. But what if a minimalistic greenhouse is designed from the outset, keeping in mind the needs and limitations of small farmers?