An Effective Big Data and Blockchain (BD-BC) Based Decision Support Model for Sustainable Agriculture System

  • M. Dakshayini
  • B. V. Balaji Prabhu
Conference paper
Part of the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series (EAISICC)


In spite of the available advanced technologies and the convergence of each and every field of the society with the advanced technologies, perhaps agriculture is the only field lacking behind in effective usage of advanced technology to tackle the farm problems. Due to this agro business is facing a many problems such as demand-supply synchronization, food wastage, lack of food security, unnecessary creation of demand by holding the supply erratically, and intervention of mediators. Due to which, many times farmers may not get the expected income and consumers are not happy with the varied prices. The incorporation, implementation, and usage of Big Data, Cloud, and Blockchain technologies have given the new paradigm shift in sustainable agriculture research and practices with a sustainable commercial model to comprehend potential benefits and sustain it. Hence there is a need for a technology-based efficient system tailored to the needs of farmers in order to remain competitive and derive better price realization. This work presents a technology-based novel idea to address the problems of agriculture effectively. Implementation results have shown that this model improves the quality of the agricultural system by minimizing the gap among demand and supply of food crops, required by the society from the farmer’s end, thus avoiding the loss for farmers and catering the needs of consumers. This leads to gainful crop business for farmers and satisfactory fulfillment of the societal needs.


Big Data analytics Internet of things Blockchain Cloud Agriculture Demand Supply 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Dakshayini
    • 1
  • B. V. Balaji Prabhu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information Science and EngineeringBMS College of EngineeringBangaloreIndia

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