The Intelligent Decision Support System (IDSS) project, led by ACI...Read more
Agriculture contributes around 17% to Bangladesh’s GDP and employs 40% of the country’s workforce. The rapid population growth exerts considerable pressure on the scarce natural resources of the country. Therefore, there is an urgent need for more efficient and sustainable agricultural production. The Intelligent Decision Support Systems project project aims to make the sector more efficient and increase farmers' income. ACI ltd. is lead partner in the project. It is funded by the Netherlands Space Office (NSO) and runs from 2015 until mid 2018.
Within this project, SNV facilitates the provision of crop-specific and timely information for farmers, based on geodata. The following steps are being taken: