So far, flying robots have enabled farmers to live stream crop growth, patrol for pathogens and boost farm efficiency. The next step is to recruit squadrons of them.
Today, agriculture is a major contributor to challenges facing our environment: land degradation, aquifer depletion, nitrogen runoff and greenhouse gas emissions, to name a few.
Since its green revolution of the late 1960s, India has made great strides towards achieving food self-sufficiency by leveraging better technologies and agricultural methods.
BanQu creates a permanent record of transactions, helping farmers build credit and hold processors accountable. It’s one of Fast Company’s 2019 World Changing Ideas Awards winners.