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Upgrading Indonesia’s Digital Agriculture Through Research and Application during the COVID-19 Pandemic

How does digital agriculture studies and application advance Indonesia toward agriculture 4.0 during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The first COVID-19 case confirmed in Indonesia were on two individuals detected on 2 March 2020 (WHO 2020). Like most countries, the GoI also restricted human movement to curb the transmission of COVID-19. This led to multiple shocks on the agrofood supply chains, including reduced production of agricultural commodities, consumer demand changes, and supply chain disruptions. On the other hand, the pandemic presented that it afforded distinct opportunities to advance the digital transformation of the agriculture sector.


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