SOLUTION: GeoKRISHI- Integrated data-driven agriculture intelligence system for Nepal to improve crop productivity.

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Entrant: Db2Map Solution: GeoKRISHI  Country: Nepal Link: www.db2map.com/Geokrishi.aspx

Summary

 

GeoKRISHI integrates government, GIS/RS and crowdsourced data-infrastructure as its backbone with which meaningful and contextualized information are derived. It offers information services and necessary tools for key agricultural stages namely the– i) planning and preparation ii) growing and iii) post-harvest phases. One of the major components is its automatic evaluations of crop suitability by using widely adopted scientific methods and illustrating the results in a simplified form. The farmers can subscribe to the mobile version to find information at the farm-level for crop productivity and profitability, while enterprises can use a web version to find information at the sub-national/community level for the agricultural development planning.