Krishna Patil, the farmer, embraced digital farming, and precision irrigation with the help of Netafim and NAFA. We recently interviewed him to gather his feedback on how digital farming helped him improve crop production, make accurate projections, and how his life, as a whole, has changed on account of this big step.
How Innovation in Agritech is Empowering Women in the Developing World
In developing countries, women bear the brunt of every load. Literally. They birth and raise their children, are responsible for the home, its cleanliness and provisions, and head out to the fields to earn their families’ daily wages. Yet, although women make up nearly halfof the agricultural labor force in these countries, they tend to have lower rates of land ownership than men, as well as less access to lines of credit, markets and technology, leading them to generate 20% to 30% lower yields than their male counterparts.