AI in Agriculture

Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based technology has the potential to address a range of challenges throughout the agri-food system. It helps to improve seed quality, maximize crop yields, and reduce risks in agriculture by forecasting pest and disease outbreaks.

This web-talk will discuss new technologies, challenges, and way forward for AI technology in agriculture to achieve the SDG of Zero Hunger. Experts from India and Germany will focus on AI applications in crop and yield management, AI for resource efficiency, and the decision making of farmers.

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Event Information

July 19, 2021, 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM

Organizer(s): DWIH New Delhi


Prof. Dr. Sonoko Dorothea Bellingrath-Kimura

Head, Research Area 2 ''Land use and governance'', Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)

The ZALF uses AI and Machine Learning for research in agricultural ecosystems and management. The research project in focus - DAKIS (Digital Agricultural Knowledge and Information System) is looking into progressive digitalisation and field robotics used to integrate ecosystem services and biodiversity into modern planning processes, production and marketing.

Ram Kiran Dhulipala

Theme Leader - Digital Agriculture & Youth, ICRISAT

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is an international non-profit organization that undertakes scientific research for development. Its Digital Agriculture program works on the use of ICTs in knowledge exchange, targeted recommendations, market integration and access to finance to make agriculture a profitable enterprise and attractive for youth. The presentation will focus on case studies from this program.

Dr. Sebastian Bosse

Head, Interactive & Cognitive Systems Group, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

The project in focus- Sustainable Agriculture with AI (NaLamKI) is a cloud-based platform for agriculture, industry, and service providers for special applications in crop production. It focuses on the use of drones for remote sensing and further development of AI methods for future-oriented solutions for agricultural problems.

Jibu Elias

Head, Research & Content, INDIAai and NASSCOM




Explore the other web-talks in the series!

The Web-Talk Series: Artificial Intelligence (AI)  for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) runs from 19th July to 21st July 2021. It will explore the role of AI for SDGs – Quality Education, Good Health and Well-Being, and Zero Hunger. Experts from India, Germany, Japan, and Switzerland will present research projects and good practices related to AI in agriculture, healthcare and education. They will address topics such as AI driven personalized treatment, AI in crop improvement, and AI for customized learning.

20th July 2021  – Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

21st July 2021 – Artificial Intelligence in Education

Web-talk series partners: IndiaAI, Bavarian-Indian Centre (BayIND), Swissnex India, and  DWIH Tokyo