The Food and Agriculture Organisation published a report in 2009 which suggested that by 2050 agricultural production will have to rise by 70% to meet projected demand. Since most land suitable for farming is already farmed, this growth must come from higher yields!


Agrimax wants to usher in the next green revolution through a systematic adoption of smart farming. Climatic conditions worldwide are becoming more sensitive and unpredictable. This is inevitably making the life of farmers globally more and more difficult each day. If the farmer doesn’t listen and adapt, he will start facing declining yields and productivity bottlenecks.

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Ankesh Shahra

Ankesh Shahra is the Founder and Managing Director of Agrimax Ventures. His passion lies in learning and adapting innovative technologies and bringing them to life at a grassroots level. He has studied in the United States, and his interest in the dynamics and economics of Agricultural markets began when he was interning with a broker at the Chicago Board of Trade.

Thereafter, he moved to Singapore for completing his education and also set up the regional headquarters for his family’s commodities business in Singapore. He successfully developed a supply chain and proprietary trading platform for the group that focused on value trading and arbitrage opportunities in the physical markets.

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