New Agriculture Technology in Modern Farming
on June 1, 2020 at 4:00 am
The industry as a whole is facing huge challenges, from rising costs of supplies, a shortage of labor, and changes in consumer preferences...farming, automation and robotics, livestock technology, modern greenhouse practices, precision agriculture and artificial...
NextProtein Closes $11.2m Series A to Scale up Insect Production in Tunisia
on June 1, 2020 at 3:26 am
NextProtein, a French-Tunisian startup working on new ways to produce insect-based animal feed and fertilizer, has raised €10.2 million...Series A funding, the company disclosed to AFN this week. According to AgFunder data, this is the largest early-stage agrifoodtech...
High-rise indoor farms for vegetables are spreading across the world.
on May 28, 2020 at 10:00 am
It’s the company’s second vertical farm and could mark a turning point for vertical farming — bringing the cost low enough to compete with...years. But extreme weather events and climate change, major disrupters of traditional agriculture, are making vertical...
Brrrief! InspiraFarms closes Series B to roll out solar powered cold storage units across Africa
by Richard Martyn-Hemphill on May 28, 2020 at 8:00 am
Expanding the cold chain across the African continent is both necessary and hard. A better network of cold storage facilities is necessary...Have any cool thoughts on the future of cold chain, or agtech needs in Africa? Let us know by dropping a note over to...
Uka Eje on how Thrive Agric is positioning itself for success in the midst of a crisis
on May 27, 2020 at 8:02 am
Just five months into the year, the coronavirus pandemic and its resulting lockdowns have come for both small and big businesses in...on our platform. We are currently scaling the number of farmers with access to finance through partnerships with...