The Cisco Agri Challenge is a platform that draws talent, technology, capital, and attention to the most pressing land, crop, infrastructure, market fulfillment, and social protection issues of small farmers, spurred by the pandemic.
"Farmers are a critical part of India's socio-economic fabric, but they continue to face the challenge of low profitability, exacerbated by the pandemic," said Harish Krishnan, Managing Director, Public Affairs and Strategic Engagements, Cisco India and Saarc.
"Through the Cisco Agri Challenge platform, we aim to accelerate digital transformation in the agriculture sector."
The conceptualisation and management of the contest have been undertaken by The/Nudge Centre for Social Innovation.
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