Bangladesh is an agrarian country. Since 2000, agriculture is the powerful drivers of poverty reduction in Bangladesh. Nearly half of all the existing workers of the country are involve in agriculture. Despite frequent natural disaster, country has made commendable progress in agriculture over last 40 years. Bangladesh’s agricultural sector has benefited from a sound and consistent policy framework backed up by substantial public investments in technology, rural infrastructure and human capital. The recent advancement in agricultural sector is growing the country’s economy.
Agriculture is increasingly depending more on data and intensive knowledge. Timely access to accurate information that is tailored to specific locations and conditions is critical in helping farmers make the most of their resources in often changing circumstances. E-agriculture, is about designing, developing and applying innovative ways to use ICTs in the rural domain, with a primary focus on agriculture. E-agriculture offers a wide range of solutions to some agricultural challenges. The Agricultural Development Team of the Kernel Foundation has taken some e-initiatives on problem solving solution of agriculture sector. Developing of the value chain and improving existing supply chain is our current focus. Agricultural diversification, innovative technology identification and ICTs (Information and communication technologies) solution to improve the current practices and the livelihood relating to this sector is out moto.