Africa’s Ag-tech Development Fulcrum: Some Dos and Don’ts for African Start-ups

Do entrepreneurs and tech start-ups follow the (comparatively) easy money by replicating industrial systems onto Africa farms or do they attempt to leap-frog towards just and sustainable solutions for Africa’s food system?

“Resilience Is Rebuilding These Local Communities and Relocalizing Food,” Says Jacob Pechenik

Jacob Pechenik discusses community resilience, finding optimism in gardening, and ensuring that all kids are exposed to growing their own food.

“More Data, Better Transparency Means Less Waste,” Vishaal Bhuyan Says

At the Future of Food @ SXSW Vishaal Bhuyan explains how Aanika Biosciences is working to use microbial tags to improve traceability and transparency in the food system.

Organic Confluences AgTech December Conference

This event presented by The Organic Center will explore the opportunities for agricultural technology to help grow and expand organic agricultural practices and methods. During the conference’s breakout session, Food Tank president Danielle Nierenberg will facilitate conversation and collaboration among conference attendees.

AgFunder Report Finds Dramatic Growth in AgriFoodTech Sector

A recent report published by AgFunder finds that 2020 was a record-breaking year for investments in agricultural and food technologies.

15 Leading Women at the Intersection of Food and Technology

Women at the intersection of food and technology are solving the most pressing challenges of the agriculture sector today.

Integrating Sustainability Into Supply Chains—It Takes Data

Land’ O Lakes Tina May and Campbell’s Don Sonke discuss how agtech tool TruTerra Insights Engine is revolutionizing traditional farming.

Inequality Towards Female Agri-Food Tech Founders Is Pervasive, Says Study

The first report by Money Where Our Mouths Are (MWOMA) reveals alarming disparities between female and male founders in the Agri-Food Tech industry.

Chobani Food Tech Residency Using Yogurt for Better Tech

Chobani’s manufacturing facilities are cultivating more than bacteria for yogurt—they’re also working to support early-stage food tech startups.

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