This Market Perspective presents recent digital developments in the agriculture sector of North Africa, with special emphasis placed on the crop farming sub-sector. It also assesses the opportunities and challenges inherent in these markets and provides guidance on how to accelerate the digitalization of the agriculture sector of the region.
"The agriculture sector in North Africa is undergoing major changes through the deployment of innovative technologies. While some gains have been achieved, the overall digital transformation process is still only at an early stage. Infrastructure investments, regulatory frameworks, and systems must keep pace with technology developments if the full potential of digital transformation in agriculture — one of the most important sectors in North Africa — is to be unlocked." — Senior Research Analyst Samar El Sayed, IDC Egypt and North Africa