Dutch-based SMARTKAS partners with Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Nahyan , UAE

Dutch-based SMARTKAS is going to build an R&D centre in Toulouse to research artificial pollination (mimicry), full automated harvest and a new generation farming AI. SMARTKAS wants to create a platform (the SMARTKAS platform) where experts can tackle social, economical, and environmental challenges with speci...Read more

New farm bills will empower Indian farmers: Israeli envoy

India’s latest agricultural reform legislations will empower farmers and give them more options to sell their produce and earn maximum profits, Ron Malka, Israeli envoy to India has said, citing his country’s experience. He said the Indian farmers would realise the real benefits of these reform measur...Read more

DMCC launches block chain based e-marketplace

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a global free zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise has launched Agriota e-marketplace, a technology-driven agri-commodity trading and sourcing platform in partnership with India's CropData Technology.  The e-marketplace uses block...Read more

Iranian Agri product exports up by 30%

 Export of agricultural products increased by 30 percent in the first 4 months of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2020-July 20, 2020) compared to last year’s corresponding period, according to Mehrdad Jamal Arvanghi, deputy head of Iran’s customs office. He said 2.706 million tons of goods wo...Read more

BASF collaborates with Cargill to bring enzyme solutions in Middle East

BASF and Cargill, two leading companies in the field of the global agriculture industry, recently announced that they have entered into a distribution collaboration in the Middle East and Africa region, also known as the MEA region.   Coen Van Der Laan has been managing the Cargill as a Strategic Market...Read more

ADAMA wins prestigious Green Chemical Industry award

ADAMA Ltd. (the “Company”) (SZSE 000553), was recognized recently for its outstanding environmental performance, winning the prestigious 2019 Israel Chemical Society award for the Green Chemical Industry.  The Israel Chemical Society awarded ADAMA, a world leader in crop protection solutions, for...Read more

Israel based startup Equinom raises US$10 Million to accelerate growth

 Kibbutz Givat Brenner, Israel – Equinom, Ltd., the leading seed breeding startup, announces it has closed its Series B round of funding of $10 million, led by BASF Venture Capital, Germany followed by Roquette, France; and Trendlines Group, Israel. Equinom’s current investor, Tel Aviv-based Forti...Read more

Iran emerges as the top buyer of Indian tea in 2019

 According to the reports of Bloomberg, Iran overtook Russia to emerge as the top buyer of Indian tea last year, after sanctions against the Islamic Republic halted imports other than specially negotiated deals. India and Iran have been trading through a rupee-based bank account to bypass restrictions impose...Read more