FICCI to organize a conference on the advantages of geospatial technology in agriculture
Geospatial World , Nov 14, 2018
FICCI is organizing an “International Conference & Business Excellence Awards for Innovations by Agri Startups” on 16th November at FICCI, Federation House, New Delhi. The objective is to sensitize, motivate, address the policy issues that agri startups face, so that they innovatively solve the problems faced by the Indian Agriculture across the value chain.
The International Conference would focus on the theme of “Innovations in Agriculture” and would broadly cover deliberations around global partnership in agri innovations, digitizing agriculture with geospatial technologies and building innovative post-harvest management. The International Conference will also witness inspiring innovative lessons from various cross-sectoral leaders and International best innovative success stories.
Geospatial technology is quite useful in nurturing agriculture in many ways such as, through satellites, management of water is done effectively, optical sensors play an important role in nutrient management, unmanned systems are being used in order to access crop yield and image analysis is making its way in agri input management.
Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu says innovations alone can solve future agricultural problems likely to arise in country