The International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is SourceTrace’s knowledge partner and supports SourceTrace in forming a consortium of multi-specialists for specific projects. It also provides support with agronomic know-how, crop modelling experience, contributes to in-situ crop cutting experiments (CCE) data sampling and data analytics tasks.
ICRISAT is an international non-profit organization that undertakes scientific research for development. With a holistic approach across the agriculture value chain, ICRISAT works through partnerships and an inclusive market-oriented approach. ICRISAT’s vision is a prosperous, food secure and resilient dryland tropics, and its mission is to reduce poverty, hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation in the dryland tropics.
Idealabs supports SourceTrace’s blockchain technology implementation, particularly with regard to blockchain-based traceability solutions. Idealabs is India’s largest innovation and upskilling company. It is a pioneer in Academic Innovation through a holistic approach. The company’s strength lies in domain understanding along with world class technological expertise interlaced with unparalleled commitment. Idealabs engages with open innovation, labs, incubation and smart campus.
Agrifortis supports SourceTrace with downscaled weather data and seasonal indices to execute crop modelling tasks, contributing to SourceTrace’s AI/ML – based data analytics. The company designs field experiments and ex-post analysis with a focus on site-specific crop variety progress and yield formation.
Agrifortis, Germany was founded in 2012 by Dr. Thomas Selige as an ICT oriented agriculture consulting company with the vision to enable the digital future of decision making for the farmers communities. The company offers consultancy to farm enterprises worldwide on specific aspects of sustainable crop management and on the adoption of Smart Farming Systems. Agrifortis is developing services to make sustainable and precision farming the new paradigm in both smallholder and large farm management.
Vultus provides SourceTrace with satellite data for its precision farming tools. This helps reduce the nitrogen intake of crops by a third and thus helps increase crop yields. Sweden-based Vultus is a leader in precision farming technologies and holds several patents. Vultus helps with recommendations on the exact fertilizer, water and health needs of crops with satellite data, thus lowering costs and increasing the value of its services. Its mission is to empower every farmer in the world to grow healthier plants at a lower cost and significantly reduce environmental harm, while also diversifying products to become more competitive.
Geocledian designs specialised geospatial cloud services for SourceTrace. It provides high quality, easy-to-use and low-cost information products based on open satellite data and other sources. Geocledian comprises a team of remote sensing experts with a strong research background, working on bringing the newest research developments in remote sensing, covering all fields of remote sensing like optical and microwave, active and passive remote sensing, vegetation modelling, time series analysis and big data techniques, IT & system design.
Geocledian was founded in 2013 and is located in Landshut, Germany. Its core product Ag| Knowledge is a multi-sensor crop scouting API for mobile and web applications based on open satellite data. They also assist in service integration, data analytics, business consulting and ICT system design.
Wadhwani AI supports SourceTrace on pest identification and remedy using AI. Wadhwani AI is a program partner of Wadhwani Innovate, and is a first of its kind AI research institute in the world – a nonprofit dedicated exclusively to applying AI to social good. Wadhwani AI’s mission is to develop and apply AI-based innovations and solutions to a broad range of societal domains including agriculture.
The AI program is driven by the belief that AI can help address the knowledge and expertise gaps that limit progress in improving the lives of economically-challenged communities. Its mission is to develop AI-based innovations and solutions across a broad range of societal domains, including agriculture.
Indian Chamber of Food and Agriculture is the apex body in India, working on business, policy and development agenda and serving as global platform for trade facilitation, partnerships, technology and agribusiness services. A proactive approach helps ICFA in discerning critical challenges emerging in Indian agriculture along with creating opportunities for development, value addition and international trade to accelerate growth in food and agriculture sector globally. With its 27 industry Working Groups and sector specific Business Councils, ICFA represents the interests of key stakeholders at the national level and through its international platforms and partnerships, ICFA facilitates India’s global engagement in food and agriculture sector.
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We collaborate with industry giants and local firms to enhance our expertise and create the best team for every project—no matter the size or complexity. Woolpert’s experts deliver quality solutions for clients in a wide range of public- and private-sector markets, both across the country and around the world. We are industry leaders, community partners and environmental stewards, and we nurture a culture of growth and respect.
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