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06
Nov
Article 6

Jonathan Philroy’s Insights on the Growth and Contribution of Kisangates

Posted on November 06 2020 / In Jonathan Philroy’s Insights
The Agri-Business Incubator (ABI) of ICRISAT was established in 2003 by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) with the support of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.
Over the years, the incubator has supported 105 agri-tech start-ups across the country and has also played a key role in developing an agri-sector focused business incubation ecosystem in India and Africa.
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06
Nov
Article 4

How to Make a Successful Digital Transformation of Your Seed Company?

Posted on Septmber 18 2020 / In Agro Informatics
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the tables on all the prognostications that were made for the five years and the bigger picture. Every sector has witnessed its impact which even includes agriculture.
India is mainly an agrarian country and more than 50% of its populace is employed by agriculture and they are the cusp of adopting digital tools for their commerce. Whether you are associated with an agro-business or helm a seed company, a digital strategy is the need of the hour for your corporation to thrive.
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18
Sep
Article 3

Understanding Agro Informatics and the Way it is Transforming Agriculture

Posted on Septmber 18 2020 / In Agro Informatics
When we look back at the 19th and 20th century, agriculture saw the paradigm shifts through mechanical, chemical and biological revolutions. In the 21st century, we have realized the potential of information, access. This has paved a path for data revolution which is all set to disrupt agriculture and optimize it.
Through the data revolution, agriculture has seen a plethora of innovations that were introduced by processing messy data into actionable information. Further, agro-informatics has played a pivotal role in bringing about that change through the data revolution.
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16
Sep
Article 1

Insights from our Bright Interns at Kisangates

Posted on Septmber 16 2020 / In Kisangates
"The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it." - Steve Jobs
Interns are the backbone of every company. With their passion, drive and willingness to walk extra miles, they become catalysts for every project that they take up. At Kisangates, it was our pleasure to work with a few of the brightest minds. Despite being an internship, a stint that passes by like a breeze for many, they followed the mantra of Steve Jobs and strived to deliver impeccable results. Their heartwork, professionalism and sincerity undoubtedly moved the Kisangates team.
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10
Sep
Article 2

The Journey of Kisangates

Posted on Septmber 10 2020 / In Kisangates
As per GramworkX, India comes second in terms of worldwide farm produce. More than 48% population of the country relies on agriculture. Yet, the agro value chain needs a shake-up through digital revitalization. For any major transformation that is needed for the agro value chain, the Agri input supply chain needs to be streamlined. That starts with trained field operators who connect agro-dealers, farmers with the offerings of various companies. By far and large, companies spend a minimum of 20-25% of their revenues in training, managing the field operators because the agricultural extension is broken and there are many other loopholes.
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