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How Krishitantra, our latest investment, will help improve soil nutrition across India.

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Making Indian agriculture more sustainable is one of the three pillars of Omnivore’s Theory of Change. But how can we achieve such a challenging goal? Certainly, one critical step is optimizing the use of natural resources across the agricultural value chain, and Indian farmers spend more on fertilizers (USD 16 billion, including subsidy) than on seeds, pesticides, and tractors combined. Moreover, despite all of this spending, soil fertility in India is collapsing and farmers lack an understanding of what soil nutrition solutions are ideal for their specific landholding.

With this context in mind, Omnivore’s recent investment in Krishitantra makes perfect sense. Krishitantra provides rapid IoT-based soil testing and soil nutrition advisory solutions to farmers, Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs), and agribusiness stakeholders. Based in Hyderabad, the company was founded in 2017 by Sandeep Kondaji, Dr. …

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Omnivore is a venture capital firm, based in India, which funds entrepreneurs building the future of agriculture and food systems.

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