Indian agri-tech company CropIn Technology (CropIn) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Agriculture Consulting Group (IACG) with an objective to strengthen sustainable agriculture, ensure food safety and improve food security in the country.

Both the organisations intend to support the agriculture value chain by facilitating the adoption of agri-technology for climate resilience and agri-produce traceability.

CropIn Technology CEO Krishna Kumar said: “In meeting the goals of food security and sustainability, smart agtech solutions would prove instrumental by optimising agricultural practices, minimising waste, developing climate resilience, and providing timely agricultural advisory.

“We are pleased to enter into this MOU as it paves the way for a great partnership, combining CropIn’s technological expertise with IACG’s exceptional consulting services.”

“Smart agtech solutions would prove instrumental by optimising agricultural practices, minimising waste, developing climate resilience, and providing timely agricultural advisory.”

CropIn and IACG will focus on identifying key areas in the agriculture sector and equip them with technology to boost farm productivity and also minimise ecological costs.

IACG CEO Dinesh Chauhan said: “There is immense potential to add value in the entire value chain with the help of technology-enabled services, and IACG is looking forward to combining its capabilities in terms of expertise in agriculture and agribusiness along with CropIn Technology to develop more efficient processes.

“In order to improve farm productivity and farmers’ income, there is a need to bring in technology interventions in agriculture and agribusiness sector.

“MOU with CropIn Technology will pave the way in achieving the overall objective of IACG, which is to provide competent consulting services to support agriculture and agribusiness sector by delivering sustainable solutions to projects in agriculture, agribusiness and allied sectors development worldwide and to bring great value to clients by forging partnerships in agriculture transformation.”