In the past eight years, since Digital Green's inception, at least 574,222 viewers from the farming community have adopted one or more of the best farming practices promoted through these videos to small groups, leading to improvements in their lives. - See more at: http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/indias-green-gandhi#sthash.ahAah3JR.dpuf
Vinay Kumar, COO of Digital Green, a platform that leverages technology to reach out to small farmers, proudly displays a prototype of a cheque that the students have created with cardboard and sketch pens.
This is one example of social innovation – a buzzword in every company corridor these days – undertaken by Digital Green, a non-profit organisation headquartered in Delhi and impacting villages in 21 countries, including Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Ghana, Niger and Tanzania.
Gandhi, 35, talked about Digital Green, the global effort he founded to address this issue, during the 2017 Texas A&M AgriLife Conference this week in College Station. More than 500 people are attending the conference where one of the themes is the need to develop ways to feed the ever-increasing world population as it races toward almost 10 billion by 2050.