7 episodes

Welcome to RootsToFoods, the podcast where we dig deep into the world of agriculture, technology, and climate adaptation. I’m your host, Ovidiu Bujorean, technical director for partnerships and investments with AV Ventures, the impact investing arm of ACDI VOCA, a 60-year-old US-based non-profit organization, and the global leader in market systems development. I designed the Roots to Food podcast series because I deeply believe in the power of entrepreneurship to solve serious societal problems such as food security, food resilience, and access to economic opportunity.

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Welcome to RootsToFoods, the podcast where we dig deep into the world of agriculture, technology, and climate adaptation. I’m your host, Ovidiu Bujorean, technical director for partnerships and investments with AV Ventures, the impact investing arm of ACDI VOCA, a 60-year-old US-based non-profit organization, and the global leader in market systems development. I designed the Roots to Food podcast series because I deeply believe in the power of entrepreneurship to solve serious societal problems such as food security, food resilience, and access to economic opportunity.

    Scaling Up AgriTech Ventures Across The Africa Continent With CHATGPT

    Scaling Up AgriTech Ventures Across The Africa Continent With CHATGPT

    Welcome to Roots to Foods. In today’s episode, "Scaling Up AgriTech Ventures Across The Africa Continent, we have an extraordinary guest today: ChatGPT from OpenAI. With its vast knowledge and insightful analysis, ChatGPT will help us understand the current landscape of AgriTech ventures in Africa, the opportunities for scaling up, and the challenges that lie ahead.












    Join us as we uncover the innovative solutions and inspiring stories at the intersection of agriculture and technology on the African continent.





     


     


     











     
     

    • 7 min
    Scaling Up AgTech Ventures with Ayodeji Arikawe, CEO of Thrive Agric

    Scaling Up AgTech Ventures with Ayodeji Arikawe, CEO of Thrive Agric

    Join us on our this episode as we dive deep into the heart of agricultural innovation with Ayodeji Arikawe, the visionary CEO of Thrive Agric. Together, we explored the challenges, triumphs, and groundbreaking strategies behind scaling up AgTech ventures across the African continent. Discover how technology and agriculture converge to create sustainable solutions for food security, economic growth, and how Thrive Agric is leading the charge. Don't miss this enlightening conversation on the RootsToFoods Podcast. Tune in to gain valuable insights into transforming challenges into opportunities in the AgTech landscape.

    • 14 min
    Scaling Up AgriTech Ventures Across The Africa Continent

    Scaling Up AgriTech Ventures Across The Africa Continent

    In this enlightening episode of Rootstofoods, we delve into the dynamic world of scaling ventures within Africa and extend our vision to global markets. Our host Ovidiu Bujorean is joined by a panel of distinguished entrepreneurs and investors who have successfully navigated the complex terrain of expanding businesses from local startups to international powerhouses. Together, they unpack the unique challenges and opportunities faced by ventures in Africa aiming for global reach. Listen as they share invaluable insights on leveraging local strengths, navigating regulatory environments, and harnessing technology for cross-border expansion.
     
    Tune in to discover the strategies that have propelled African ventures onto the world stage and how they're shaping the future of global business.

    • 43 min
    Precision Agriculture With ChatGPT

    Precision Agriculture With ChatGPT

    Welcome back to another exciting episode of the Roots to Foods Podcast!
    In this episode, we're exploring the cutting-edge world of "Precision Agriculture" and for this deep dive, we have a very special guest – not your usual industry expert, but an AI: ChatGPT from OpenAI! As we leap in AI technology, ChatGPT is here to give us an insightful perspective on how AI and machine learning are revolutionizing agriculture. We'll discuss how precision agriculture is not just a buzzword but a transformative approach to farming, optimizing resources, and boosting yields while minimizing environmental impact.
    Tune in to this episode of Roots to Foods for an enlightening conversation that bridges the gap between traditional farming and futuristic agriculture. Remember to subscribe to our podcast, leave a review, and share with your friends and colleagues who are passionate about the future of agriculture. 
    #RootsToFoods #PrecisionAgriculture #ChatGPT #AgricultureTechnology #SustainableFarming #FutureOfFarming #AgriTech #PodcastEpisode

    • 5 min
    Precision Agriculture

    Precision Agriculture

    Explore the future of African agriculture with RootsToFoods podcast’s newest episode on Precision Agriculture! Hosted by Ovidiu Bujorean, this insightful conversation features industry leaders: Brian Bosire, CEO of UjuziKilimo, Paul E. Schickler, Former President of DuPont Pioneer, Placidius Castus Rwechungura, CEO of Agripoa Company Limited and Ed Surber, CEO of Edete US Corp.
    Discover how these experts are driving positive change in African agriculture. Subscribe, share, and tune in to the RootsToFoods podcast to unlock the secrets of Precision Agriculture. Let’s cultivate a brighter future together! #RootsToFoods #PrecisionAg #AgTechRevolution

    • 46 min
    Breaking Ground on Enhancing Innovative Financing

    Breaking Ground on Enhancing Innovative Financing

    Our first episode, Breaking Ground on Enhancing Innovative Financing in Agriculture, has been developed on the foundation of a substantive panel conversation that took place during the 2023 US-Africa Business Summit and that was organized by the Corporate Council of Africa.

    • 38 min

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