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Introducing Our Company Values

Introducing Our Company Values

Jiva launched in 2021 with a vision to empower smallholder farmers around the world. Through hundreds of hours of in-field interviews, home visits, and user testing sessions, we developed a unique agriservices platform designed to meet the needs of smallholder farmers around the world. Understanding agronomic processes, the complex agricultural supply chain and the pain points of smallholder farmers was critical in designing a system that could provide our users with low-cost advances, high quality supplies, fair prices and world-class agronomic advice. Today, Jiva empowers farmers across Indonesia by increasing yields and profits, as well as by giving farmers a voice in this big, complex and often unjust industry.

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April 13, 2022
Introducing Our Company Values

Introducing Our Company Values

Jiva launched in 2021 with a vision to empower smallholder farmers around the world. Through hundreds of hours of in-field interviews, home visits, and user testing sessions, we developed a unique agriservices platform designed to meet the needs of smallholder farmers around the world. Understanding agronomic processes, the complex agricultural supply chain and the pain points of smallholder farmers was critical in designing a system that could provide our users with low-cost advances, high quality supplies, fair prices and world-class agronomic advice. Today, Jiva empowers farmers across Indonesia by increasing yields and profits, as well as by giving farmers a voice in this big, complex and often unjust industry.

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November 24, 2022
Agritech — Making Indian Farming Profitable

Agritech — Making Indian Farming Profitable

Small and marginal farmers in India face a myriad of wicked challenges, as they do elsewhere in the world, that keeps them on the cusp of poverty. With close to 100 million farmers spread throughout the world’s 7th largest country, it’s critical that their issues are addressed in a systematic, and thoughtful way.

Agriculture
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October 3, 2022
Are farmers an endangered species?

Are farmers an endangered species?

There are 500 million smallholder farmers worldwide who produce up to 70% of the world’s food. Yet, globally we’re seeing a decline in the overall number of farmers.

Industry Disruption
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May 27, 2022
Indonesian female farmers are redefining gender roles on the field

Indonesian female farmers are redefining gender roles on the field

Kartini Day - The 21st of April 1879 is a momentous day in Indonesian history, as it marks the birth of Raden Ajeng Kartini; a pioneer of women’s emancipation, equal opportunity, and access to education.

Industry disruption
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April 19, 2022
Field trials show 85% see yield uplift with average increase of 40%

Field trials show 85% see yield uplift with average increase of 40%

Over four growing seasons in South Sulawesi, we have put our agronomy advice to the test through a series of demonstration plots. These plots are live, in-situ tests of how Jiva’s advice before, during and after the growing cycle affects a farmer’s yield.

Agriculture
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December 1, 2021
42 Million, 14 Million, 2 Million…What a year!

42 Million, 14 Million, 2 Million…What a year!

Last year, Jiva grew from a handful of passionate people in Singapore to a 200+ employee organization spanning Singapore, Jakarta, Makassar, East Java, Bengaluru, and beyond. Together, we have reached over 60,000 farmers in our debut market, South Sulawesi.

Company Growth & Investment
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January 26, 2022
Jiva purchases over 1 MILLION kilograms of corn

Jiva purchases over 1 MILLION kilograms of corn

Jiva farmers across South Sulawesi hit an impressive milestone this week — 1,000 Metric Tonnes of corn harvested and sold to Jiva. That’s 1 MILLION kilograms!

Agriculture
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March 1, 2021

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Farmer Hasri: the Old and the New

Farmer Hasri: the Old and the New

Over the last 2 years, Jiva has run over a hundred demo plots to test the efficacy of our agronomy advisory. The results have been staggering; we’ve seen some farmers increase their yield by 200%.

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Agriculture
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April 27, 2022
Introducing Our Company Values

Introducing Our Company Values

Jiva launched in 2021 with a vision to empower smallholder farmers around the world. Through hundreds of hours of in-field interviews, home visits, and user testing sessions, we developed a unique agriservices platform designed to meet the needs of smallholder farmers around the world. Understanding agronomic processes, the complex agricultural supply chain and the pain points of smallholder farmers was critical in designing a system that could provide our users with low-cost advances, high quality supplies, fair prices and world-class agronomic advice. Today, Jiva empowers farmers across Indonesia by increasing yields and profits, as well as by giving farmers a voice in this big, complex and often unjust industry.

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April 13, 2022
The Straits Times names Jiva among Singapore’s transformative firms

The Straits Times names Jiva among Singapore’s transformative firms

In an article following Deputy Prime Minster Heng Swee Keats’ February 2021 budget address, Straits Times Business Correspondent Choo Yun Ting highlighted Jiva as an example to other enterprises looking to build and grow under the government’s new efforts to drive innovation.

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January 26, 2022
Jiva is highlighted in GrowAsia’s Digital Learning Series

Jiva is highlighted in GrowAsia’s Digital Learning Series

Jiva was featured in GrowAsia’s “Smallholder AgriTech Southeast Asia Landscape 2021” Digital Learning Series.

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News
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January 25, 2022
11 Billion SGD over 8 Years: Temasek Builds a Sustainable Food System

11 Billion SGD over 8 Years: Temasek Builds a Sustainable Food System

Facing challenges such as climate change, deterioration of the natural environment, and increasing population, maintaining food security and creating sustainable food production and ecosystems have become a top priority in the world.

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Agriculture
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December 28, 2021
AgriCentral surpasses 6 MILLION Playstore downloads

AgriCentral surpasses 6 MILLION Playstore downloads

Jiva is proud to announce that AgriCentral has surpassed 6 million downloads, with no signs of stopping.

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Company Updates & Investment
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November 1, 2021
300% yield increase for Jiva farmer

300% yield increase for Jiva farmer

Pak Saripuddin typically grows ~3 metric tonnes of corn on his 1 hectare field each cycle. After one season of following Jiva’s practical, feasible and personalized advice, he was able to grow 9.5 metric tonnes of corn.

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Agriculture
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October 1, 2021
How do you solve a wicked problem? Start with trust

How do you solve a wicked problem? Start with trust

A look at community engagement and customer acquisition with Jiva’s Growth Team

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Ecosystem Development
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September 16, 2021

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To build an ecosystem founded on innovation dedicated to improving the lives of farmers by providing access to the best possible advice, products and trade services.

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