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08 August, 2022

Restoring lands across South Asia with a unique entrepreneurial approach

WRI India

An underlying threat to India’s people, climate and economy, land degradation has affected almost 30 per cent of its total land. As more than half of this degraded land consists of either farmlands or forests, it is directly affecting lives of more than 700 million people who either depend on agriculture or forests for their sustenance.

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05 August, 2022

Kerala start-up rides on UNDP wings, offers UAV solutions for agri sector

UNDP India

Fuselage Innovations, a start-up working in the domain of sustainable agriculture, is evangelising the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in Kerala offering customised solutions for agricultural aerial plant survey and aerial plant spraying. Shoko Noda, Resident Representative, UNDP India, told BusinessLine that technological innovation is important for effective climate action.

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16 May, 2022

Fuselage, Goudrika win Hitachi National Innovation Challenge

The Hindu BusinessLine

The start-ups won ₹30 lakh each in the contest’s two categories: smart agriculture and rural finance. Fuselage Innovations that manufactures customized UAVs/drones and Goudrika Digital Labour Chowk which helps daily wagers get jobs over phone emerged winners at the National Innovation Challenge organised by Kerala Startup Mission in association with Hitachi India.

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9 April, 2022

Drones to reboot farming activities

The Hindu

Drones are being increasingly used for precision fertilizer and pesticide applications and identification of diseases and plant conditions. Aerial drones look set to bring about major changes in agricultural activities in the State just as elsewhere in the world. The Centre has come out with a policy to encourage the deployment of drone technology in various fields and has provided concessions for the same.

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2 March, 2022

Brother-Sister Duo Develop Agri-Drones, Help Hundreds Of Farmers Reap 40% More Yield

The Better India

For Devika and Devan Chandrasekharan, the smell of soil evokes many childhood memories. Born into a farming family in Alappuzha, the siblings have always been fascinated by green fields and homegrown agricultural products. “Kerala’s land, which is generally fertile, was destroyed due to the removal of topsoil, and reaping good yields became an unattainable goal.

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5 Feb, 2022

Kerala one step ahead, ‘Kisan Drones’ script tale of success

Indian Express

KOTTAYAM: Noticing a significant dip in the yield of his paddy cultivation, Joseph Antony, aka Chachappan, a paddy farmer in Pallikkayal in Kumarakom, approached the local Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) a few months ago, seeking techniques to increase production. He cultivates paddy in nearly 80 acres of leased fields in Pallikkayal. After advising Antony to slightly change cultivation timing of Puncha season...

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01 Jan, 2022

Drones take over pesticide spraying

The Hindu

KOTTAYAM: Hovering low over the green carpet , it moves on a GPS-defined route and drops doses of pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides on targeted areas before flying towards the next location. The stereotypical image of farm labourers lugging heavy tanks and hand-spraying pesticides is getting a 21st century makeover in northern Kuttanad with an increasing number of paddy farmers roping in drone sprayers.

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08 Oct, 2021

Drone revolution in agri sector


The New Indian Express

KOCHI:
The drone revolution is here to stay and is making a foray into every sector. Drones have found application in the agriculture sector and now in the plantation sector, with Harrisons Malayalam Limited (HML) becoming the first in the country to introduce drone technology in its tea estates.



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28 Sep, 2021

UAVs to the rescue of farmers


The Hindu

KALPETTA: KAU demonstrates aerial spraying of biocontrol agents
The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) at Ambalavayal under Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) has started execution of its modern rice technology protocol using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in Wayanad district.

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03 Sept, 2021

Atal Incubation Centre at Shiv Nadar University to Incubate 25 New Startups

Business Wire India

GREATER NOIDA : The Atal Incubation Centre at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR (AIC-SNU), has chosen 25 technology start-ups to support over the next 12 months as part of its comprehensive incubation program. The 26 start-ups were selected from more than 230...

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16 Apr, 2021

Drones come to the aid of ailing farm sector

Indian Express

KOCHI: Sometime in January, the paddy fields of Alathur, a small village in Palakkad district, witnessed an interesting experiment. Three paddy fields, comprising 110 acres, were sprayed micronutrients using customised drones or unmanned aerial vehicles.

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16 Apr, 2021

ഡ്രോണിന്റെ ചിറകിലേറിയ കൃഷി സ്റ്റാർട്ടപ്പിന് ദേശീയ അംഗീകാരം

Mathrubhumi

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