Counterthesis: Agritech founder Kukuh Roxa on why organic farming can’t be scaled in Asia’s developing countries

Agritech founder Kukuh Roxa on why organic farming can’t be scaled in Asia’s developing countries

Counterthesis: Agritech founder Kukuh Roxa on why organic farming can’t be scaled in Asia’s developing countries

“Organic farming inputs are simply not as effective as synthetic ones. Only after we see this problem solved from a technical point of view, will we advocate for organic at a massive scale.”

Thesis: Most people believe that the excessive use of synthetic pesticides and fertilisers is spoiling soil quality across the world.

A growing body of scientific research echoes this point. In Europe, the excessive use of pesticides over many years is believed to have contributed to the diminishing bee population. Toxins from pesticides have made it all the way up the food chain. A study in Northern Thailand found that up to 45% of farmers had small amounts of pesticide residues in their bodies.………

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https://the-ken.com/sea/story/counterthesis-agritech-founder-kukuh-roxa-on-why-organic-farming-cant-be-scaled-in-asias-developing-countries/


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Pandawa Agri Indonesia is the first life science based company from Indonesia and currently the only one company that has innovation in the development of pesticide reduction products (pesticides reductant). Starting from this innovation, Pandawa Agri Indonesia is committed to helping agricultural businesses to create an agricultural practices that is sustainable, environmentally friendly, safe for users, and also cost-efficiency.

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