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In today’s digital age, data reigns supreme, driving innovation and fueling economic growth. However, while large data platforms reap the rewards of data trading, the creators often find themselves on the sidelines, left with minimal benefits or none at all. This disparity is particularly evident in agriculture, where farmers grapple with the challenges of meeting global food demands, ensuring fair incomes, and safeguarding the environment.

Enter AgriDataSpace—a groundbreaking project poised to revolutionize smart agriculture and empower data creators. By leveraging cutting-edge technologies and adopting a multi-dimensional approach, AgriDataSpace aims to level the playing field, providing farmers with fair compensation for their invaluable data contributions.

At its core, AgriDataSpace seeks to establish a vendor-independent data ecosystem and marketplace—an open and transparent platform where data creators retain sovereignty over their data and trust among participants is paramount. Through the implementation of innovative business models and agri-environmental measures, AgriDataSpace paves the way for a more equitable and sustainable agricultural future.

But the project’s ambitions extend far beyond fair compensation. AgriDataSpace aims to pave the way for a European data space for agriculture—a secure and responsible environment where data sharing, processing, and analysis thrive.

The full text of the good practice is available to read and download in PDF format from the AgriSkills 4.0 e-Learning platform, section “Good practices”. You just need to search for it by name using the search box.

You will find additional 45 good practices, initiatives and use cases in the AgriSkills Reference Catalogue titled “AgriSkills Guidebook on Digitalization in Agriculture”.

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