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Inter-American Development Bank

Perspectives in Digital Transformation: Agribusiness

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In this course, you will be learn how to apply the best practices that have been tested by global companies to make the most of the potentialities of digital transformation and its application to your business. Discover what the level of digital maturity is for your organization by identifying current trends in digital transformation, the use of technologies, and the impact on sustainability in the agribusiness sector in Latin America. Enroll to learn about best practices that companies in the sector are using to improve their operations, compete better in the global market, and capitalize on the numerous opportunities offered by this new era of digital agriculture.


  • Start here
    • We warmly welcome you to the Perspectives in Digital Transformation: Agribusiness course. In this introductory module, we will identify the course objectives, structure, assessments, and guidance material. The introductory video will give you an overview of the course and the topics we will cover; we will review the learning objectives that you will master after successfully completing the course; We will share the link to the participant guide, a useful document which will help you navigate the course; We will explain how you will be evaluated; We will familiarize you with the course instructions and introduce you to the design team responsible for its content. Finally, we invite you to answer an initial survey.
  • Module 1: Understanding the Current Reality of Agribusiness and Digital Transformation
    • Welcome to our first module of the course. In this module we will understand the importance of digital transformation in the agribusiness sector by identifying the main challenges facing the sector and analyzing the opportunities and benefits that digital transformation brings allowing us to solve current problems with innovative approaches. To do this, we will consult some resources that will help us better understand internal and external pressures facing the agricultural sector today. We will also learn about innovative solutions based on the use of technology and we will listen to experts share their experiences about the digital transformation processes of their organizations and their lessons learned.
  • Module 2: Identification of Trends and Courses of Action Paths in Digital Transformation
    • In this module we will identify the current trends in digital transformation for agribusiness that will enable and accelerate digital change in the sector. To do this, you will learn about the key trends in agribusiness and the future of agriculture, as well as hear the experience of an expert implementing digital transformation.
  • Module 3: Understanding the Use of Technology for Sustainability
    • In this module, we will identify how the use of technologies generates an impact on both the sustainability and productivity of agribusiness. To do this, we will focus on sustainability and digitalization, and learn about the initiatives of some corporations that support and promote sustainable digital transformation.

Taught by

Sung Nam Choi and Guillermo Foscarini


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