India | October 27, 2017

#SmartFarming4AP competition kicks off in India

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The state government of Andhra Pradesh in southwest India is looking for startups that support farmers with technology-driven services, connect farmers to markets and farming supplies, mine data for small-scale agriculture and provide digital financial services and products.

The state government is partnering with the Gates Foundation, Dalberg and the Confederation of Indian Industry to support the startups, and will help selected companies roll out their solutions.

Applications are open until October 31st.

Finalists will pitch their ideas at the Progressive Farmer Smart Farming Summit in Visakhapatnam on November 15–17, 2017.