Use of Connected Objects (IoT) in the Agricultural Sector in Burkina Faso: Approaches and Perspectives

W. Rodrigue Kabore *

EPO, Institute of Computer Engineering and Telecommunication Polytechnic, School of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

B. Kossi Imbga

Laboratory of Renewable Thermal Energy (LETRE), Joseph Ki-ZERBO University, Burkina Faso and Laboratory of Research in Energetics and Meteorology (LAREME), Norbert Zongo University, Burkina Faso.

Boureima Kabore

Laboratory of Renewable Thermal Energy (LETRE), Joseph Ki-ZERBO University, Burkina Faso and Laboratory of Research in Energetics and Meteorology (LAREME), Norbert Zongo University, Burkina Faso.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The connected revolution is the great revolution of the early 21st century, and it involves far greater upheavals than the arrival of smartphones and tablets. "Measuring", "calculating", "monitoring", "reporting", "controlling" and finally "understanding" and "correcting" are becoming personal reflexes in the same way as branches of business activity. It's a new way of understanding the world and interacting with it that is available to today's generations. These connected technologies undoubtedly play a major role in the competitiveness of human actions in their social and organizational lives. Businesses, government departments and public services are all concerned, given the role they play in economic performance, especially in Burkina Faso, where 80% of the population are farmers and agribusiness is seeing the light of day more and more. These technologies, known as IoT, give an arrange of interconnected gadgets and sensors for the industry that collects and share information. IoT can be inserted in soil, crops, apparatus, and animals to screen temperature, stickiness, soil dampness, supplement levels, and creature behavior. Encourage, this assembled information is at that point analyzed & utilized for making educated choices around water system, fertilization, illness avoidance, and in general cultivate administration. For occasion, agriculturists can presently get to real-time information from their smartphones or tablet and screen soil conditions and edit wellbeing. Exact experiences empower productive decision-making to maximize fertilizer utilization and optimize cultivate vehicle courses.

Keywords: Usage, connected objects (IoT), agriculture, digital divide, communication for development, Burkina Faso

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Kabore , W. R., Imbga , B. K., & Kabore, B. (2023). Use of Connected Objects (IoT) in the Agricultural Sector in Burkina Faso: Approaches and Perspectives. Physical Science International Journal, 27(5), 48–60.


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