eAgriculture

eAgriculture

  • Overview

    Vision / description

    Improve the livelihoods and lives of small farmers through the use of ICT.

    Project objectives

    Our objective is to develop and proliferate appropriate ICT technologies and relevant business model to empower small farmer communities, to address various pain points faced by farmers in the farm to fork crop production life cycle.
    The ICT tools and implementation methodology is closely tied in to rural micro-entrepreneur capacity building & gaining community participation and ownership- creating engines of rural entrepreneurship, and growth in rural/ agriculture sectors.
    Key features/ benefits for stakeholders: access to timely actionable and enabling knowledge, risks mitigation practices and ability to interact/ transact with remote stakeholders (suppliers, expertise, buyers etc) in the agriculture and rural development value chain, all pointing to improved on-farm productivity and increase in net income.

    Beneficiaries

    Small and marginal farmers and families.

    Project URL

    http://www.grameen-intel.com/

    Sustainable Development Goals

    2. Zero hunger; 9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure

    Regions / countries / territories

    Asia: Bangladesh

    Issue areas

    Food and Agriculture

    Business sectors

    Technology; Telecommunications

    Partners

    Existing partners

    Grameen Intel Social Business

    Stakeholders consulted

    Academia; Civil Society groups; Community leaders; Government; Indigenous groups; Other; Women; Youth

    Preferred partner organisation(s)

    Business Association Global; Business Association Local; Company; NGO Global; NGO Local; Public Sector Organization; Social Enterprise; UN Entity

    Type of support needed

    Advocacy; Functional expertise; Project implementation; Research; Volunteer

    Collective Action
    • This initiative has a potential for scalability.
    • This initiative is seeking additional partners.