Landscape Study: Digitally Enabled Agriculture
About the Study
Over the past decade or so, a growing range of digitally enabled solutions has emerged to solve the challenge of providing extension advice to farmers in a more efficient and sustainable manner.
This study aims to get to grips with this rapidly evolving topic, synthesising and presenting the latest research and developments around digital advisory models that can support or enable agricultural productivity improvements for smallholders. Specifically, the study aims to: capture and succinctly present a coherent picture of the ‘state of play’ of digital advisory models for agriculture; highlight and profile some promising emerging and potentially sustainable models; and share some emerging implications for development partners, investors, and governments looking to support the digital advisory ecosystem.