Roberto Mavilia – ICRIOS – Invernizzi Center for Research on Innovation, Organization, Strategy and Entrepreneurship – Bocconi University, Via Sarfatti 25 – 20136, Milan, Italy
Roberta Pisani – MEDAlics – Research Center for Mediterranean Relations – Via del Torrione 95 – 89125, Reggio Calabria, Italy

 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ITEMA.2019.55

 

3rd International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture – ITEMA 2019 – Bratislava, Slovakia, October 24, 2019, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade; Printed by: SKRIPTA International, Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-80194-23-3, ISSN 2683-5991, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ITEMA.2019

 

 

Abstract

New technologies are playing a fundamental role in the postmodern era of globalization where
interpersonal interactions at the international level and the exchange of goods, services, information
and capital are the basis of all activities. The agriculture sector is constantly facing numerous challenges
including the steady growth of the population, climate change, the increasing number of catastrophes,
the loss of biodiversity and the spread of parasites. New technology applications such as Blockchain,
Internet of things (IoT), drones, Big Data and artificial intelligence can provide the various players in
the agriculture value chain with new tools and key technologies to improve production and distribution
processes. To demonstrate the importance of applying the Blockchain in the agriculture sector, the case
of the AgriDigital platform will be examined. AgriDigital is a cloud-based raw materials management
platform that has started the implementation of the Blockchain in agricultural supply chains.

 

Keywords

Blockchain, Agricultural Sector, Innovation Management.


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