Application of GIS and Big Data Analytics in Agribusiness

Updated: Feb 27, 2020

“The world doesn’t need any more engineers. We didn’t run out of planes and television sets…we ran out of food.”- INTERSTELLAR (Movie)                                                                 Risk and uncertainty are ubiquitous in agriculture. There are numerous sources of risk in Agri-business such as uncertainties in weather, unpredictable and uncertain nature of biological processes, the pronounced seasonality of production and market cycles, the geographical reach, scope and separation of producers and end consumers of agricultural products. Managing agricultural risk is of particular importance considering the subsistence nature of cultivation in India and smallholder farmers, who are usually more vulnerable because of low adaptive capacity.

The objective of this project is to apply GIS