Digital Technologies in Agriculture and Rural Areas - Briefing Paper

Digital Technologies in Agriculture and Rural Areas - Briefing Paper

Agriculture has undergone a series of revolutions that have driven efficiency, yield and profitability to previously unattainable levels. Market forecasts for the next decade suggest a ‘digital agricultural revolution’ will be the newest shift which could help ensure agriculture meets the needs of the global population into the future.

The briefing paper presents basic conditions for digital transformation, enablers that facilitate digital agricultural transformation, examples and impact of the use of digital technologies in agriculture system. It also indicates what potential future work can be done to promote digital transformation in rural areas,