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AI solutions for agriculture

MATCh finalist Intello Labs from India is using AI and smartphones to help the agriculture industry meet new demands in productivity and sustainability. They're using images as a vehicle for communication to improve information flow across the value...

Tailored educational tools for farmers in Myanmar

Knowledge is powering Myanmar startup Greenovator, which helps farmers help themselves.    Greenovator's programs encompass consulting, research and development, workshops, training, and education. Consultancy advice is available online...

Access to drying and better profits for Myanmar farmers

"The problem that we are solving is access to bulk post-harvest drying for small farmers. In Myanmar, as in many of the countries in that area, the most valuable harvests happen during the rainy season," according to Brian Powell, CEO of Farm Tech.   Farms in Myanmar...

An organic co-op in the capital of Cambodia

Khmer Organics is producing affordable organic fruits and vegetables for Cambodians and equipping farmers with knowledge of organic production. Through this, they are working toward establishing a farming ecosystem that is free of chemicals and genetically modified...

The Uber of machine rentals in Myanmar

Machine owners, operators, and farmers are connecting through a seamless rental network in Myanmar, Tun Yat. Meaning tillage in Bhurmese , they're focused on creating prosperity for all. Tun Yat shares earned profits with farmer share-holders, machine...

Sustainable protein from crickets can reshape the future of food

By 2050, the world population will be at 9 billion, with a large concentration in the Mekong region. Traditional livestock farming cannot serve the estimated protein shortage of more than 60 million tons in 2025. Land and water resources are shrinking, creating a need...

Simpler access to finance for SMEs in Myanmar

Access to finance and the lack of digitization hold back businesses in Myanmar from reaching their full potential. Traditional banks view small to medium enterprises(SMEs) as high risk and lending fees are high. In addition, tracking daily transactions on paper...

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