In order to propose a credible alternative to intensive agriculture (a model inherited from the 1960s with disastrous environmental consequences), drone startups are developing unmanned machines
China is developing and promoting modern agriculture, aiming to combine technology and farming, with the help of e-commerce platforms.
The growing preference for fresh, healthy food has contributed to the growth in agritech startups. The government has also invested in empowering farmers, who provide the fresh produce startups distribute to consumers.
Agriculture is the most sensitive field of China’s opening to the outside world.