|Coordinating Organisation||Digital Green, India, Ethiopia & USA|
|Organisers/Type of Organisation||NGO providing Integrated Technology Services for Government Extension and Advisory Services|
|Initiative Type||Evidence based ICT approach for Agricultural Extension & Advisory Services|
|Field of Science Involved||Sustainable Agriculture, Climate resilience, maternal & child health|
|Target Audience(s)||Smallholder farming communities, Government agriculture and health extension agents|
To empower smallholder farmers to lift themselves out of poverty using the collective power of technology and grassroots partnerships.
Digital Green (DG) is a non-governmental organization with the mission to empower smallholder farmers to lift themselves out of poverty by harnessing the power of technology and grassroots level partnerships. They work with local communities through their partnership model, in which the capacities of the public and private sector partners are built to use ICT-enabled extension approach for amplifying their reach and increasing the effectiveness, with the aim of enabling smallholder farmers to increase their yield and income.
DG has developed a suite of open source tools, including an online video library, MIS, analytics dashboard, virtual training institute etc., which can be utilized for content, data and performance management by the organizations. They are creating enabling infrastructure and environment for large government and private extension organizations working with smallholder farmers to move towards ICT- enabled extension. DG is also at the forefront of developing ‘FarmStack’, an integrated digital platform which envisions combining efforts of various organizations using a shared and open data infrastructure to provide better, precise and timely services for rural communities to increase their incomes.
|Principal Contact||Dr. Namita Singh, PhD, Lead - Asia Program and Business Development|
|Social Media||Facebook - Digital Green Org|
Twitter - @digitalgreenorg
Instagram - @digitalgreenorg
YouTube - digitalgreenorg