The Africa's Business Heroes (ABH) Prize Competition, a charitable initiative sponsored by the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Philanthropy, announced this year's winners during a livestreamed Grand Finale held in Johannesburg, South Africa.
XAG reportedly reduced 10.43 million tons in crop losses and 960,000 tons of carbon emissions in 2021, by using agricultural unmanned drones and vehicles.
Both man and beast are largely absent in Pinduoduo’s Smart Agriculture Competition, where teams of data and plant scientists handle the growing remotely through smart greenhouses located hundreds of miles away.
Farmers in one of China’s main strawberry production areas are expecting increased output after deploying precision technology developed through a smart agriculture competition organized by domestic tech firm Pinduoduo.
PDD jumped onto the bandwagon and partnered with Chinese integrated agricultural service giant Stanley Agriculture at the beginning of 2021.
In July, Pinduoduo, China’s largest agricultural innovation platform, invited four AI research teams and four proficient farmers to participate in a strawberry planting competition.
With the top farmers from leading strawberry counties as the control groups, final resulting strawberries will be evaluated in terms of yield, taste and cost of strawberries.
China’s e-commerce platform Pinduoduo signed a strategic cooperation agreement in smart agriculture with a national research institute on Sunday.
Agriculture could significantly benefit from artificial intelligence to replace low-value manual labor, especially in countries where the farming workforce is dwindling and aging.
China is developing and promoting modern agriculture, aiming to combine technology and farming, with the help of e-commerce platforms.
Stuart Oda, CEO of Alesca Life, said that agriculture and agricultural technology have come into sharp focus from the fallout of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Pinduoduo has entered a research collaboration with Singapore’s Innovations in IFCS at A*STAR, to develop a more cost-effective and robust method of testing fresh produce for pesticides.
An agriculture competition organized by Chinese social commerce platform Pinduoduo and China Agricultural University has kicked off for the final round in Yunnan Province.
Four teams of international scientists and four teams of Chinese agricultural experts entered the final round of the Duoduo Smart Agriculture Competition.
China’s major e-commerce player Pinduoduo will hold an agricultural technology competition, aiming to help improve and develop China’s agriculture industry.
For Seeed Studio, the company catering to the global community of makers from its headquarters in Shenzhen, agriculture is the latest idée fixe.