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The Role of Start-ups in Agriculture

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4 weeks
139 USD
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Self-paced Online
4 weeks
139 USD
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Self-paced Online
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Course description

The Role of Start-ups in Agriculture

In a knowledge-based society, innovation is the driving force of the economy on all levels and in all types of organisations. Start-ups are companies or ventures that are focused on few products or services that the founders want to bring to market.

This course discusses the various stages of formation and development of a start-up. It provides the basic knowledge needed in starting and operating Agri start-ups. The course also covers the different concepts in start-ups ecosystem, the modes of funding and financing and the role of start-ups in Agriculture

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  • Self-paced Online
  • Online
  • English

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Training content

Week 1

Agri start-up ecosystem

Definition, Principle and focus areas of Agri start-ups

Overview and need of Agri start-ups

Different stages of formation

Funding & Finance

Scope & opportunities

Scope and opportunities of startups in agriculture.

Week 2

Role of Start-ups in agriculture and allied activities

Crop production

Soil testing

Precision farming

Digital technology such as drones, IOT, Robotics etc.

Poultry, Dairy, Fishery etc.

Week 3

Role of Agri-start-up in Post-harvest Management


Agri value chain

Agri supply chain

Week 4

Emerging trends, challenges, way forward and conclusion

New trends emerging for Agri start-ups

Challenges & Problems

Way forward and conclusion

Course delivery details

This course is offered through State Bank of India, a partner institute of EdX.

2-4 hours per week


  • Verified Track -$139
  • Audit Track - Free

Certification / Credits

What you'll learn

  • Agri-startup ecosystem
  • Role of start-ups in agriculture and allied activities
  • Agri startup developmental phases
  • Scope, opportunities and challenges of startups in agriculture and allied activities

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