From World Bank Open Knowledge Repository
What’s Cooking: Digital Transformation of the Agrifood System, is a roadmap for agriculture’s digital future from the World Bank, explores how digital technologies are improving the food system, and provides guidelines for countries to scale up their own digital agriculture, which is the use of digital technologies in the agriculture and food system.
The roadmap for agriculture’s digital future tries to solve challenges as important as:
Without a strong technological infrastructure equally available to all, it is possible that the changes discussed here could lead to a deepening of the divide between the haves and have nots. Farmers who have the means and wherewithal to invest in new technology will have easier access to crucial information and markets.
And there is also a concern that those who develop, own, and operate digital solutions may try to keep the knowledge, power, and revenue generated for themselves.