World Summit Award (WSA) winner in Environment and Green Energy – Best Technology Innovation in 2018 for GeoPotato Project

  • Chowdhury, Mridul (Modtager) & Ahsan, Hasib (Modtager)

Pris: Priser, stipendier, udnævnelser

Beskrivelse

Approximately 750,000 small farmers in Bangladesh produce potatoes, accounting for the livelihoods of a significant population. Geopotato is a decision support system (DSS) for the control strategy of Late Blight, a potato disease causing annual yield losses of up to 57%. The platform computes weather data through Automated Weather Stations (AWS) installed at the potato plantations and determines whether environmental conditions are conducive to a potential attack. Potato farmers are provided with advice on preventive measures.
Grad af anerkendelseInternational
Tildelende organisationerWorld Summit Award (WSA) - Supported by EU

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