Ministry of Agriculture, Pafos, Cyprus

This morning we met with Andreas Pavlou from the Department of Agriculture in Pafos, Cyprus who told us about the challenges to agriculture in Cyprus which include land degradation and water scarcity. 

We introduced Canobi AgTech’s indoor vertical farming technology which uses >80% less water than conventional agriculture. A University of British Columbia research paper backed up the water savings of 70 to 95% that are achievable through vertical farming systems

“Current climate challenges are making it crucial for agriculture to find ways to reduce water usage,” says Robin Vincent, Canobi AgTech CEO. “Controlled Environment Agriculture using precision automation for watering will be a big part of the solution.”