Project Description

Empowering the Agriculture Sector with Digital AgTech Adoption

By Navin Sinnathamby

It is indeed a global fact that the agriculture sector was heavily affected with the decreasing GDP contribution, decreased toll of overall productivity, income, employment and unfortunately increased toll of food imports, however, the big question right now is how to address these challenges.

Complex question but surprisingly with a straightforward response; Digital Transformation via seeding Data Driven adoption is now more than ever, highly crucial to empower the agriculture sector by harvesting the true potential of data towards improving the overall productivity, income, reducing operation costs and ultimately improve the livelihood of the many across the nation.

Learn with Navin as he explores the adoption of big data technology in agriculture!

About the Speaker

Empowering the Agriculture Sector with Digital AgTech AdoptionNavin is the Head of Digital AgTech, Sectorial Pilots and DroneTech (Vertical Ecosystem), Ecosystem Innovation Growth (EIG), Ecosystem Development Division (EDD) in MDEC, overseeing disruptive technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data Analytics (BDA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) as key innovation enablers across identified industry verticals to catalyze Digital Transformation towards boosting the growth of the National Digital Economy.

Navin leads key national initiatives under the Vertical Ecosystem Technology Innovation focus pillar; bridging both the demand and supply ecosystem towards digital empowerment at scale to deliver potential impact at scale, across key economic sectors.

Navin brings with him over 16 years of industrial experience with a wide spectrum of roles covering stakeholder engagements, strategy planning, ecosystem building, professional training, business development, networking communication, program development and talent enablement with significant exposure to project management.

Navin holds a Masters in Electronics Engineering majoring in Telecommunication from Multimedia University (MMU) and advocates various esteemed National Implementation Task Forces and Advisory Committees.

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