Online Course on Digitizing Agriculture

  • Schedule : Online
  • Who is this for: There are no special requirements for this course. It will be of interest to anyone who wants to learn more about modern food production, farming and environmental challenges.

Duration: 4 weeks
Schedule: Online
Level: Beginner
Rs: 25,000

Course Overview

The objective of the online course on Digitizing Agriculturecourse is to give knowledge of different agriculture data platforms already available and will encourage them to discover the scope and utility of the open data platforms for analytics and intelligence in agriculture.

  • Key Challenges of Serving Remote Smallholder Households

  • Digital Tools that Help Smallholders Manage their Farms

  • Digital Financial Services for Smallholders

  • Strengthening Agricultural Access with ICT and Digital Tools

  • Digitizing Value Chains

  • Special challenges of service (financial or otherwise) delivery to rural smallholder families 

  • Historical perspective

  • Assessing smallholder household needs & aspirations 

  • Establishing the key financial needs of smallholder households

  •  Building smallholder business acumen

  • Digitizing external information sources

  • Digitizing farmers’ records

  • Making these services work well for smallholders (plus a little blockchain sprinkled in) 

  • Savings and layaway products

  • Credit 

  • Index insurance products 

  • Bundling services

  • Revisiting farmer segmentation by value chain structure

  • Digitizing farmer payments 

  • Linking financial institutions to value chains 

  • Organizing loose value chains