Top 13 Innovations in Agriculture/Farming in 2023
Feeding the rapidly increasing global population amid the climate crisis requires the speed and accuracy that technology provides.
What are the most common problems and challenges that farmers face?
Farmers all over the world are plagued by several issues. These problems indirectly and directly affect the farmer’s life. Furthermore, farming practices and other aspects of agriculture can take up resources and time. The problems faced by farmers are typically unnoticed in the food industry. This article aims to highlight the major problems faced by farmers.
Everything you need to know about Agritech
Agricultural technology, or agri-tech for short, began with the industrial revolution, where machines were used to increase crop production and animal yield. Over the years, it has remained one of the greatest advancements in human history as an excellent development to cushion the teeming global population expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. Agricultural technology involves the direct application of machines, Artificial Intelligence, and all other forms of technology to agriculture and its allied fields for higher sustainability.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jiva is highlighted in GrowAsia’s Digital Learning Series
Jiva was featured in GrowAsia’s “Smallholder AgriTech Southeast Asia Landscape 2021” Digital Learning Series.
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.
AgriCentral surpasses 6 MILLION Playstore downloads
Jiva is proud to announce that AgriCentral has surpassed 6 million downloads, with no signs of stopping.
How do you solve a wicked problem? Start with trust
A look at community engagement and customer acquisition with Jiva’s Growth Team
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.Know more