Fourth Industrial Revolution Report (4IR)

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture commissioned a study through the University of Stellenbosch Business School, to develop a view on agriculture in the province in the context of the 4IR.

Technologies discussed includes:

  • The Internet of Things
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • 3 D printing and biofabrication
  • Robotics and automation 
  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data
  • Precision agriculture and smart farming

Current trends and predicted barriers are also discussed in detail. 

View report at this link.