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6 Must-Dos to Unlock Seamless Remote Usability Testing
May 22, 2024

6 Must-Dos to Unlock Seamless Remote Usability Testing

Our Design Researcher Fiona Yasmine shares her top 6 lesson-learned about conducting seamless usability testing session with rural users.

Alief Anindra on leveraging tech to transform the finance function
May 3, 2024

Alief Anindra on leveraging tech to transform the finance function

Alief Anindra holds a critical position in Jiva’s finance team, but you might not be familiar with his job title. In this article, taken from one of our #WorkWonders episode, Alief tells Nea Ningtyas (Sr. Content Specialist) about his role as a Finance Transformation Lead. Read through to discover more about how, in this role, Alief initiates projects to transform the finance functions.

Dinda Setiawan on rural design research challenges and improving ways to do it
April 18, 2024

Dinda Setiawan on rural design research challenges and improving ways to do it

Close to a year into the job, Dinda Setiawan, Jiva’s newest addition to the design research team, got acquainted with unique challenges in researching our rural users. When asked if her new journey has led to discovering the number of effective ways to improve our research process, Dinda said yes — the number is infinity.

On the endless loop of learning to serve farmers, with Henri
August 15, 2023

On the endless loop of learning to serve farmers, with Henri

Henri, our star Agronomist who was involved in piloting Jiva’s services in South Sulawesi, recalls some old dreams he said goodbye to, the challenges of giving advisory services to farmers with decades of experience practicing generational framing tradition, and the reward of learning on the job.

On finding home in people and building things from the ground up, with Shakti Mehra
August 4, 2023

On finding home in people and building things from the ground up, with Shakti Mehra

Shakti Mehra, who heads Jiva’s operation in East Java, shares about building the East Java branch from scratch, living in a foreign country, and finding comfort in the Indonesian cordiality and beautiful islands.

Meet Jiva’s young farmers. These are their stories and hopes for the future
October 11, 2023

Meet Jiva’s young farmers. These are their stories and hopes for the future

Read the stories of our spirited young farmers, the key to securing our future food supply - and why we should ensure their prosperity.

Meet Alfian, our 21-year-old Sahabat Jiva who changed his family’s lives
July 31, 2023

Meet Alfian, our 21-year-old Sahabat Jiva who changed his family’s lives

Our content team recently made a field visit to Jiva’s operational areas. They have collected stories from the ground, hoping to capture our impact on the farming community. This blog post series follows our Sr. Content Specialist, Nea Ningtyas, as she shares her encounters with inspiring figures on the field. In this piece, she recollects her conversation with Alfian, our youngest Sahabat Jiva from South Sulawesi.

UT Day: Getting to Know Our Rural Users through Remote Testing
April 28, 2023

UT Day: Getting to Know Our Rural Users through Remote Testing

Users should always be at the center of your design process. When users live in rural areas, getting to know them comes with its own challenges: logistical hurdles, time restrictions, resource limitations, and the list goes on. But this doesn’t mean you get a pass to neglect the process of learning their problems and needs. How do we do this at Jiva?

Ramadan bonding: How this holy month brings us closer to the farming community
April 14, 2023

Ramadan bonding: How this holy month brings us closer to the farming community

This Ramadan, Jiva is taking the chance to bond with the rural communities by embracing Ramadan traditions, making connection with the farming communities through a series of events that we ran across six regions in Indonesia.

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How Profit-for-Purpose Agritech Companies are Changing the Investment Landscape
January 31, 2024

How Profit-for-Purpose Agritech Companies are Changing the Investment Landscape

Agritech investments are growing tremendously as founders and investors recognise the potential of technology powered by profit-for-purpose business models to transform food production, distribution, and consumption.

Sustainable Agriculture: Practices For A Greener Future
December 29, 2023

Sustainable Agriculture: Practices For A Greener Future

Earth, the only habitable planet we know of, faces threatening environmental, social, and economic challenges, many of which are directly linked to our agricultural practices. As the global population continues to rise, the demand for food also increases, putting immense pressure on our planet's resources.

Is Vertical Farming On A Large Scale Profitable?
December 29, 2023

Is Vertical Farming On A Large Scale Profitable?

With concerns about land scarcity and the environmental impact of conventional agriculture, vertical farming has emerged as a potential solution.

The Current Landscape of Agriculture Education: Identifying Challenges
December 29, 2023

The Current Landscape of Agriculture Education: Identifying Challenges

Traditional farming practices are no longer sustainable due to a burgeoning population and a changing climate. To ensure a secure food supply for present and future generations, we must reimagine agriculture. This much-needed transformation requires a commitment to generating and applying knowledge and innovations that promote sustainable agricultural practices,

Why Is Sustainable Agriculture So Important To The World?
December 27, 2023

Why Is Sustainable Agriculture So Important To The World?

In the face of intensifying climate change and environmental degradation, protecting natural resources has become the focus of attention of global leaders and critical stakeholders. In this search for solutions, there's a growing consensus for sustainable agriculture.

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6 Must-Dos to Unlock Seamless Remote Usability Testing

6 Must-Dos to Unlock Seamless Remote Usability Testing

Our Design Researcher Fiona Yasmine shares her top 6 lesson-learned about conducting seamless usability testing session with rural users.

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May 22, 2024
6 Must-Dos to Unlock Seamless Remote Usability Testing

6 Must-Dos to Unlock Seamless Remote Usability Testing

Our Design Researcher Fiona Yasmine shares her top 6 lesson-learned about conducting seamless usability testing session with rural users.

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May 24, 2024
Alief Anindra on leveraging tech to transform the finance function

Alief Anindra on leveraging tech to transform the finance function

Alief Anindra holds a critical position in Jiva’s finance team, but you might not be familiar with his job title. In this article, taken from one of our #WorkWonders episode, Alief tells Nea Ningtyas (Sr. Content Specialist) about his role as a Finance Transformation Lead. Read through to discover more about how, in this role, Alief initiates projects to transform the finance functions.

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May 3, 2024
Dinda Setiawan on rural design research challenges and improving ways to do it

Dinda Setiawan on rural design research challenges and improving ways to do it

Close to a year into the job, Dinda Setiawan, Jiva’s newest addition to the design research team, got acquainted with unique challenges in researching our rural users. When asked if her new journey has led to discovering the number of effective ways to improve our research process, Dinda said yes — the number is infinity.

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April 18, 2024
Profit for Purpose: An Innovative Business Model for Agritech Startups

Profit for Purpose: An Innovative Business Model for Agritech Startups

The "Profit for Purpose" model is an innovative approach which encourages companies to prioritize both financial sustainability and positive social and environmental impact. In this article, we will explore how doing good and doing well can be two sides of the same coin, especially for agritech startups.

Agriculture
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December 20, 2023
Meet Alfian, our 21-year-old Sahabat Jiva who changed his family’s lives

Meet Alfian, our 21-year-old Sahabat Jiva who changed his family’s lives

Our content team recently made a field visit to Jiva’s operational areas. They have collected stories from the ground, hoping to capture our impact on the farming community. This blog post series follows our Sr. Content Specialist, Nea Ningtyas, as she shares her encounters with inspiring figures on the field. In this piece, she recollects her conversation with Alfian, our youngest Sahabat Jiva from South Sulawesi.

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July 31, 2023
Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture: Overview, Applications, Challenges & More

Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture: Overview, Applications, Challenges & More

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming industries worldwide, and agriculture is no exception. This article provides an overview of AI in agriculture, its various applications, benefits, and challenges.

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March 15, 2023

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Cultivating Knowledge: The Role of Education In Farming Communities

Cultivating Knowledge: The Role of Education In Farming Communities

From empowering farmers with technical knowledge to fostering sustainable agriculture, explore how education becomes indispensable for prosperity in farming communities.

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November 29, 2023
How is Technology Used To Increase Agricultural Yields

How is Technology Used To Increase Agricultural Yields

Ready to boost your agricultural yields? Discover how modern agricultural technology, or AgriTech, is revolutionizing farming practices. From seed quality testing to precision agriculture, this blog explores the various ways technology is improving crop production.

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November 22, 2023
Get to know Jiva from the people behind it. Listen to our podcast.

Get to know Jiva from the people behind it. Listen to our podcast.

The Crop Chronicles Podcast invites Jiva's remarkable people to share stories behind what we do, how and why we do it. Four episodes have been released so far and they are packed with astonishing thoughts and candid backstories. Here is the episode breakdown and where to find it.

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October 25, 2023
Meet Jiva’s young farmers. These are their stories and hopes for the future

Meet Jiva’s young farmers. These are their stories and hopes for the future

Read the stories of our spirited young farmers, the key to securing our future food supply - and why we should ensure their prosperity.

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October 11, 2023
On the endless loop of learning to serve farmers, with Henri

On the endless loop of learning to serve farmers, with Henri

Henri, our star Agronomist who was involved in piloting Jiva’s services in South Sulawesi, recalls some old dreams he said goodbye to, the challenges of giving advisory services to farmers with decades of experience practicing generational framing tradition, and the reward of learning on the job.

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Behind Jiva
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August 9, 2023
On finding home in people and building things from the ground up, with Shakti Mehra

On finding home in people and building things from the ground up, with Shakti Mehra

Shakti Mehra, who heads Jiva’s operation in East Java, shares about building the East Java branch from scratch, living in a foreign country, and finding comfort in the Indonesian cordiality and beautiful islands.

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August 4, 2023
UT Day: Getting to Know Our Rural Users through Remote Testing

UT Day: Getting to Know Our Rural Users through Remote Testing

Users should always be at the center of your design process. When users live in rural areas, getting to know them comes with its own challenges: logistical hurdles, time restrictions, resource limitations, and the list goes on. But this doesn’t mean you get a pass to neglect the process of learning their problems and needs. How do we do this at Jiva?

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Usability Testing
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April 28, 2023
Ramadan bonding: How this holy month brings us closer to the farming community

Ramadan bonding: How this holy month brings us closer to the farming community

This Ramadan, Jiva is taking the chance to bond with the rural communities by embracing Ramadan traditions, making connection with the farming communities through a series of events that we ran across six regions in Indonesia.

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April 14, 2023

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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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