This Unit covers the topics of value of data in agriculture to support farmers, increase their income and develop food production; digital farmer profiling and the strategies to design business model for profiling. At the end of this unit, you will be able to:
Understand the value of data in agriculture to support farmers, increase their income and develop food production.
Identify the type of services that data enables Understand characteristics of global data and farm-level data Identifying key datasets in farming crop cycles
Understand how and why farm-level data can be collected and exploited
Understand the importance for farmer groups and cooperatives to profile their members
Identify the core components and the partners required to put in place a profiling platform
Understand the challenges related to farmer profiling
Design a business model to sustain the profiling members