Digital Agriculture in Viet Nam: Conditions and Prospect of Development

DOI 10.7160/aol.2022.140304
No 3/2022, September
pp. 43-55

Loi N. T. N. (2022) "Digital Agriculture in Viet Nam: Conditions and Prospect of Development", AGRIS on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 43-55. ISSN 1804-1930. DOI 10.7160/aol.2022.140304.


The real context of climate change and pandemic has emphasized the enormous significance of agriculture to society and paved a path to digitization. Each country's agricultural digitalization strategies must not only focus on the technological aspects of the production system but as well present an overview of how this field of study is establishing and developing. To address this issue, a research was carried out to identify priority research questions concerning digital agriculture in Viet Nam, but with a view to also informing international contexts. The study applied a combination of methods including descriptive statistics, review of related researches reflecting the application of digital technology in agriculture, as well as systematic and institutional approaches to create the conditions for the development of digital agriculture. Concurrently, taking into account the readiness limitation of economic actors' for digital transformation is also presented in this study. Viet Nam is in the early stages of digital transformation in agriculture. Digital readiness is critical to grasping and implementing existing technologies and transforming agriculture. In order for the digital transformation to come into play in a positive way, the institutional decisions of the authorities are crucial to the major challenges facing Viet Nam's agriculture, such as digital inequalities, human resources, financial, and infrastructure constraints and inadequate awareness of existing technologies.


Digital agriculture, conditions, readiness, transformation, challenges, Viet Nam.


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