The experiments started at a citrus farm in Cape Town where James Paterson was born. By 2014, that passion became Aerobotics – a startup that has now raised $17m from investors to help farmers grow fruits and trees using images from satellites and drones. Aerobotics is a company of engineers, agronomists, and data scientists. Its […]
Gro Intelligence, an analytics startup deploying artificial intelligence systems for food security and climate stability solutions, has closed an $85 million Series B round. Sara Menker, an Ethiopia-born former Wall Street commodities trader, founded Gro Intelligence in Kenya in 2014 to fill a global gap in the world of agricultural data. The startup builds up […]
Triggered in 2015 by Nigeria’s economic woes due to declining oil revenues, Mevis Aiyeju, a TV producer, looked to farming to help bolster the economy. She and a growing number of modern farmers are exploring soil-less farming.
Sure Chill’s cooling technology harnesses a unique property of water to keep its vaccine and blood bank refrigerators cool for longer hours without power.
Ending food scarcity, one sponsor at a time
The pickup points are called Kilimo Smart Centres.