Gago Inc: Satellite data agritech startup ramps up growth with financial sector solutions

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Founded by former NASA scientists, Gago began as a data solution to improve China’s traditionally low-yielding and inefficient smallholder-based farming sector

Five years ago, two former NASA scientists returned to their native Beijing, keen to use satellite remote sensing and data science to modernize and improve China’s historically inefficient farming sector.China is the world’s third-largest country but its per-capita farmland is less than half the world’s average. What’s more, productivity of the limited farmland is low because plots are mostly small and dispersed, and farmed by smallholders or cooperatives with strapped resources. It’s a major issue that the pair, Zhang Gong and Gu Zhu, tried to address when they founded Gago Inc in Octobe...
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