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EDB Conducts an Awareness Seminar on Smart Solutions for Agriculture & Aquaculture Exporters

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) recently hosted an insightful seminar titled “Smart Solutions for Agricultural & Aquaculture Exporters”, together with a smart solutions providing company, E Gravity Solutions Pvt Ltd. More than 45 participants from Agriculture & Aquaculture industry attended this interactive seminar.

This proactive initiative is aimed to educate Agriculture and Aquaculture exporters on numerous benefits of integrating with smart Agriculture and Aquaculture technologies. The seminar emphasized the significance of adopting these advanced solutions and provided valuable insights into a diverse range of devices and products designed to enhance productivity and sustainability in the Agriculture & Aquaculture sectors.

Participants immersed themselves in a comprehensive session which covered essential topics such as Solar Power Systems adaptability for both on-grid and off-grid applications, efficient Solar-Powered Water Pump Systems tailored for irrigation needs, and cutting-edge Smart Weather Stations delivering real-time environmental data. Further they explained innovations in Smart Soil Moisture and Nutrient Control Systems, alongside devices for monitoring humidity, temperature, and pH levels crucial for optimal agricultural conditions. The seminar delved into Automated Irrigation Systems for efficient water management and Energy-Saving Pump Controls aimed at reducing operational costs.

Furthermore, attendees gained knowledge about advanced technologies including Remote Plant Monitoring Systems, Smart Greenhouse Solutions promoting precision farming practices, and CCTV systems enhancing farm security. The seminar highlighted IoT-based Monitoring Systems for real-time farm status updates, AI-driven technologies for Intelligent Soil Management, and Drone-Based Fertilizer Applications aimed at enhancing crop yields. Insights were also shared on Farm Management Software Applications, safe methods for perishable transportation, and Transport Data Loggers ensuring quality control during transit. The participants were made aware of specialized monitoring systems tailored for aquaculture farms to address the unique needs of the aquaculture sector.

The seminar concluded with an interactive Q&A session, providing participants with the opportunity to clarify doubts and deepen their understanding of the presented technologies.

This is the first programme of its kind and EDB is hoping to expand this to the other regions as well in the near future.

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