Microsoft Agritech Initiative for smallholder farmers

Microsoft South Africa has introduced its AgriTech initiative which is aimed at identifying and appointing tech companies in South Africa that can conceptualise and develop solutions to address the challenges that agriculture faces.

The focus of solutions will relate to:

  • Improved efficiencies in farming to increase yields, create consistency and improve quality
  • Reducing the cost of production
  • Conserving our natural resources
  • Reducing post-harvest losses .etc.

More information about the article can be found here and the details about the initiative can be obtained here.