An architectural framework of a Decision Support System (DSS) to increase the returns of small scale farmers in Kanchipuram District, India

Sornalakshmi, K. and Sindh, S. and Sujatha, G. and Hemavathi, D. (2020) An architectural framework of a Decision Support System (DSS) to increase the returns of small scale farmers in Kanchipuram District, India. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web, 7 (29): e2. ISSN 2032-944X

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Abstract

In India, 80% of farmers are small scale and marginal farmers. The sub section of these farmers who cultivate vegetables do not get considerable returns on their investment because their produce has to pass through various layers of agents or distributors before reaching the end users. This process could be regulated to minimize round trip transfer of vegetables for the sake of increased farmer returns. Also, many farmers cultivate the same crop resulting in over production which in turn affects the returns of all farmers cultivating that crop. There are many government schemes like FPOs (Farmer Producer Organizations), PPC (Primary Processing Centers), SFAC (Small Farmers Agri Consortium) to cater this issue. This paper surveys all the existing schemes and mobile platforms. We also propose a framework for a holistic mobile app based decision support system for small scale farmers. This proposed application helps the farmers to increase the returns without middleman and promote community farming.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Supply Chain Management, smart agriculture, agri-marketing, Green Massive MIMO Techniques, Green Communication Protocols
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: EAI Editor II.
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2020 13:55
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2020 13:55
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/370

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