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Taking a leaf from the Swiggy playbook to assist aqua farmers


Aquaconnect created a Swiggy-like service where a delivery person collects water samples from farms, takes them to partner labs, and enters test details in the FarmMojo app.

The more they talked, the more interested Somasundaram got in the scope for mobile tech to make a dent in aquaculture. Farmers in this domain were more prosperous than the average farmer in other areas of agriculture. Shrimp farming entails an expenditure of 10 lakh per acre, which amounts to an investment of 1 crore for two half-yearly hauls from a five-acre farm. Yet, the adoption of technology was so low in India ...


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