Low-cost Technological Strategies for Smallholders Sustainability: A Review

Authors

  • Eduardo Cornejo-Velázquez Department of Strategic Planning and Technology Direction, Autonomous Popular University of the State of Puebla, 17 sur 711, Barrio de Santiago, 72410, Puebla, Mexico https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0653-9459
  • Otilio Arturo Acevedo-Sandoval Institute of Basic Sciences and Engineering, Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo, Pachuca – Tulancingo Km 4.5, Mineral de la Reforma, Hidalgo, Mexico https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0475-7003
  • Hugo Romero-Trejo Institute of Basic Sciences and Engineering, Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo, Pachuca – Tulancingo Km 4.5, Mineral de la Reforma, Hidalgo, Mexico https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3660-758X
  • Alfredo Toriz-Palacios Department of Strategic Planning and Technology Direction, Autonomous Popular University of the State of Puebla, 17 sur 711, Barrio de Santiago, 72410, Puebla, Mexico

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4067/S0718-27242020000100105%20

Keywords:

technological strategic, low-cost technologies, smallholders, remote sensing

Abstract

Facing the challenges of the 21st century, into the agricultural sector have been designing strategies focused on the management of ecosystem resources, risk management associated with crops and the promotion of sustainable growth of agricultural communities. These strategies have been configured considering functional and competitive levels for open agricultural production systems, and usually based on low-cost technologies such that Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), Internet of Things (IoT), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Cloud Computing, and Computational Algorithms. This approach allows the configuration, planning, and implementation of technological strategies for the agricultural sector, impacting in a positive way, generating higher production levels and intensive production cycles to strengthen the smallholder farmers.

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Author Biography

Eduardo Cornejo-Velázquez, Department of Strategic Planning and Technology Direction, Autonomous Popular University of the State of Puebla, 17 sur 711, Barrio de Santiago, 72410, Puebla, Mexico

Estudiantes del programa de Doctorado en Planeación Estratégica y Dirección de Tecnologías en la Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Puebla y Profesor de Tiempo Completo en la Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo

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2020-05-29

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Cornejo-Velázquez, E., Acevedo-Sandoval, O. A., Romero-Trejo, H., & Toriz-Palacios, A. (2020). Low-cost Technological Strategies for Smallholders Sustainability: A Review . Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 15(1), 105-113. https://doi.org/10.4067/S0718-27242020000100105

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