iFarM: ICT based Farming and Marketing Platform:=A Case Study of JICA Grass-roots Technical Cooperation Project in Bangladesh=

Ashir Ahmed, Mansur Ahmed, Akinori Ozaki, Takashi Okayasu, Shoichi Ito, Ikuo Miyajima, Kazuo Ogata

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Abstract

Awareness about safety and security of food among consumers is increasing day by day. But the supply of safe food is not plenty in present Bangladesh. The SENSE project is the new initiatives in Bangladesh to deliver safe food directly to consumers from farmer field. The process is ongoing through iFarM platform. An android application development is underway to help the farmers where mobile network coverage is poor to operate iFarM platform. iFarM is the integrated platform to work with agriculture and marketing. All the activities of SENSE project are monitored by different expert of Agriculture, Marketing and ICT sectors from a remote location and it becomes the foundation of new ICT initiatives to support BOP farmers. This initiatives is expected to be a model in other countries that residing many of the BOP farmers.
Translated title of the contributioniFarM: ICT based Farming and Marketing Platform:=A Case Study of JICA Grass-roots Technical Cooperation Project in Bangladesh=
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-20
Number of pages6
Journal熱帯農業研究
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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