Artificial intelligence and technology solutions for the agricultural sector

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Artificial intelligence and technology solutions for the agricultural sector
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Food and Beverage
Food and Agriculture
Business Model Description

Invest in the creation, operation, and management of software, platform, artificial intelligence and/or technological services for monitoring crops, preventing pests and other damages caused by climate change

Expected Impact

Increase sustainable production and provide a means of living to rural population while benefiting the environment

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
15% - 20% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Short Term (0–5 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
The department of Alto Paraná concentrates most of the area planted with soybeans with 906 thousand hectares
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Zero Hunger (SDG 2) Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12) Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8) Good health and well-being (SDG 3)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9) No Poverty (SDG 1)
Sector Sources
  • (I) (Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, 2013) (II) (Christian Belt et al., 2011) (III) (Ministry of Public Works and Communications & Inter-American Development Bank - IDB, 2013) (IV) (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
IOA Sources
  • (1) (Agencia de Cooperación Internacional del Japón & Coordinación Interinstitucional y Multisectorial de Contraparte, 2010) (2) (ABC Color, 2018) (3) (Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería, 2013) (4) (FAO, 2020) (5) (LEY No 60/90, 1990, p. 90) (6) (La Nación, 2020) (7) (Gobierno Nacional, 2014) (8) (ABC Color, 2020) (9) (Ley No 6286 / DE DEFENSA, RESTAURACIÓN Y PROMOCIÓN DE LA AGRICULTURA FAMILIAR CAMPESINA, 2019) (10) (Software para empresas, 2019) (11) (Blas Rozadilla, 2019) (12) (Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, 2019) (13) (Ley N°81 que establece la estructura orgánica y funcional del ministerio de agricultura y ganadería, 1992) (14) (Conservación de la Diversidad Biológica en el Paraguay, 2006) (15) (BID,2020) (16) (BACN, 2021) (17) (Entrevistas con actores sectoriales, 2020) (18) (5 Días, 2018) (19) (Eduardo Quintana, 2019) (20) (Ingrid Villalba, 2018) (21) (Análisis de PwC basado en información y datos de Prof. Damodaran, 2021) (22) (Centro Agrícola de Rehabilitación, s.f.) (23) (Eduardo Viedma, 2017) (24) (Instituto Paraguayo de Tecnología Agraria, s.f.) (25) (REDIEX & Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, 2019)