Agriculture continues to be the major employment sector in India as more than 50% of the population do farming. What’s more: the agriculture industry is fraught with risks ranging from weather variability, natural disasters and uncertainty in crop production to a lack of effective rural infrastructure. In this webinar, stars Alumnus Prateep BASU, Co-Founder and CEO of SatSure, explains how his company harnesses the power of satellite data mining and AI to help farmers face these risks and produce supplementary food whilst conserving the environment.
The details are as follows:
- Topic: Alumni Perspectives: How AgriTech Helps to Feed the Planet and Fight Climate Change
- Speaker: stars Alumnus Prateep BASU, Co-Founder and CEO, SatSure, Bangalore, India
Prateep BASU is Co-Founder and CEO of SatSure, a decision analytics startup leveraging advances in satellites remote sensing, machine learning and big data analytics to provide answers to large area questions across the domains of agriculture, banking and financial services, infrastructure and climate change mitigation. Prateep is a seasoned space industry professional with work experience on both the business and technology front. He received a Bachelor of Technology in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology and a Master of Science in Space Studies from the International Space University in Strasbourg.
- Date and time: 4 September 2020, 9.00-9.30 CET
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