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AgriFoodTech's Value (MP)

Beyond big data - The case of digital agriculture (AFTA)

• Course Pitch :
Welcome to the course “Beyond Big Data - The case of digital agriculture.” This course is designed to help us understand the true potential of digital agriculture for the agriculture value chain. Specifically, the emphasis is laid out to understand the potential for technology interventions beyond data (or big data).
Steven Sonka a renowned agriculture economist with more than 3 decades of research and consulting focus on agritech interventions and their adoption is keen that we understand digital agriculture to be much more data. He provides the context and examples of digital technology possibilities and the interventions that combine the hardware, data and analytics capabilities improving the decision outcomes around productivity and profitability.

• In this course Dr. Sonka
--->Establishes the link between Big Data & Digital Agriculture and the evolution of agricultural management
--->Reviews the components and of Big Data and how it is applied within the context of agriculture
--->Expand perspectives beyond Big Data and helps us focus on Digital Agriculture

• Content & Assessment Guidelines
Please review the course outline below to set your expectations related to the content & certificate assessment needs for the course. You can complete the assessment and download Agribusiness Academy completion certificate. You can expect to complete this course and certification assessment in about 3-5 hours. We wish you a lot of success with the course/pathway and very sure that it will help you gain more clarity and execution confidence towards your outcome.

• Course & the Pathway Connection
This course can be pursued independently or as part of “AgriFoodTech's Value" learning & reflection pathway. The pathway is designed to highlight technological advancements within agricultural value chains that can improve decision-making capabilities and increase profitability for the value chain players. The pathway covers various aspects of business model design essential for agrifoodtech innovations to gain adoption and scale within agrifood value chains. You have the option to enroll in this course either as a standalone individual course or as part of the comprehensive "AgriFoodTech's Value" learning pathway and get access to this course alongside 12 other courses. If you choose to enroll in the pathway, you'll have the option to receive an extra certificate upon completing the reflection exercise for the pathway. Enrolling to the pathway also gives you access to our facilitators via the AA Slack channel. You can review and enroll to the full pathway by following this link: https://lms.agribusiness.academy/catalog/index/cat:182

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  • introduction
  • What to expect in this learning product
  • How to maximize your learning
  • Part 1: Video presentation
  • 1. Evolution of decision making
  • 2. Big Data and Digital Agriculture
  • 3. Value proposition - a key driver for adoption of technology
  • 4. Dimensions of Big Data
  • 5. Big Data and its accuracy of right decision making
  • 6. Meaning of Digital Agriculture
  • 7. Digital Ag Vision and Challenges
  • 8. Digital Ag - Case studies
  • 9. Focus on Value proposition of Technology
  • Part 2: Discussion Q&A
  • 10. Role of AI and Big Data in decision making
  • 11. Role of remote sensing
  • 12. Technology from the context of developing countries
  • 13. Value of Farmers' data
  • Digital agriculture in context - Case of a start-up farmer
  • A Contemporary Farmer
  • Farmer to an Agripreneur
  • Tackling value chain challenges using Big Data
  • Farm decisions
  • Sourcing Decision
  • Research downloads
  • Agriculture Is Fertile Ground for Digitization - ATKearney
  • Digital intelligence to indoor farming
  • Goldman Sachs - Equity Research
  • Assessment and Feedback
  • Assessment - Beyond Big Data (The Case of Digital Agriculture)
  • Thank you & follow up
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever