e-Agriculture, Winner 2012
Content availability and its intelligent organization continue to be a serious challengein Indian agriculture. This prevents providing meaningful, efficient advice and servicesto farmers and other stakeholders.Thus,Agropedia, launched in 2008, is an attempt toinfuse semantic and social networking technologies into agriculture information management to eliminate those problems. The project is primarily aimed to develop aknowledge management and sharing platform for Indian agricultural communities withthe vision to develop agricultural content in local languages and to make it availablewithin a digital format for the benefit of all farmers, agricultural universities and institutes. The mission is to support the agricultural community by using the knowledgeand information available onAgropedia and disseminate it in the form of agro advisoriespowered by mobile technology. The project further aims at improving transparencyabout the latest research innovations within the scientific community to enhance agricultural productivity for the good of all.