The opening of the land market is one of the most important periods in the life of Ukraine. In someone, huge hopes and expectations of attraction of investments into the real sector of the economy, in others, a time of experiencing, or no open door to our house.
AgriChain it Company, which works in the structure of ASTARTA-Kyiv agro-industrial holding, develops software it solutions for the complete renewal of modern agricultural production.
It was due to the dynamic development of it sector and the appearance of technological equipment that the domestic agribusiness companies had the opportunity to collect, process, and, most importantly, analyze the report on their own agricultural units in an operational mode. As an example, now there are no problems with monitoring any business processes taking place in every field.
The main question is the land bank
Priority task, which Astarta-Kyiv set before the inhouse AgriChain it-team – automation of management of the land bank. For each agro-holding is the basis, the base of business. The management of the holding and modern market conditions require clearly structured, orderly and visualization information on all land plots. For example, at present, the holding leases land in eight regions of Ukraine, with more than eight thousand land owners.
It was decided to develop a single information space in the form of a web application for the work of the Land Service. It had to contain consolidated cartographic and accurate accounting data on plots, fields, lease agreements, rations, payments, and calculations. Most of all connected with land use.
The responsibilities of developing and integrating the project we’re assigned to a cross-functional team of industry experts, namely: Land, lawyers, production specialists, analysts, and software developers.
The head of the AgriChain team Natalia Bogacheva mentions interesting information “finds”: “We developed the AgriChain Land software module and immediately started to analyze consolidated attribute data: The geometry of the sites and fields that form the system. AgriChain Land has been allowed to perform a full audit of historical data of the accounting system, which is modernized by agro firms. He found many mistakes and inconsistencies. One example: It was pointed out that sometimes we did not process what we rented and rented what did not process, because the exchange with other market participants was not recorded properly. Mali significant technical losses of leased land”.
At present, on the eve of the opening of the land market in Ukraine, AgriChain Land has been introduced at all enterprises of agro-industrial holding “Astarta-Kyiv”.