Dec 28, 2021|

JDT Releases Rural “Digital Intelligence” Whitepaper with Think Tanks


by Yiming Yan

The Rural Digital & Intelligent (DI) Whitepaper 2021 was released on December 21 by the National Academy of Economic Strategy (NAES) of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Information Center of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of P.R.C and JDT. This whitepaper elaborates on the concept of rural digital intelligence. China’s first Digital & Intelligent Rural Index (DIRI) was released at the same time.

The Whitepaper defines for the first time the concept of “Rural DI”, which refers to the comprehensive use of AI, big data, blockchain, cloud computing, IoT, and other digital intelligence technologies to build a set of rural infrastructure represented by the rural DI operating system, with which to promote the DI of rural industries, modernization of rural life.

China’s first Digital & Intelligent Rural Index (DIRI) covers four aspects: Infrastructure, production and services, environment and governance, and living standards, which quantifies the development level of the Rural DI comprehensively.

As shown in the DIRI index, the level of China’s Rural DI construction is developing rapidly, with the national index reaching 23.92, which is 4,97 times higher compared to 4.81 in 2016, with an average annual growth rate of more than 20%.

With the technical support of JD Cloud and practice in various parts of China, JD Technology comes first in proposing JDT rural DI solution, activating and driving the circulation flow of five key elements: information, business, logistics, capital, and talent.

Wang Xiaobing, director of the Information Center of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, said that data has become a new factor of production and important support for the modernization of agriculture and rural areas, together with land, capital, human resources, and knowledge management. The Rural Digital & Intelligent(DI) Whitepaper 2021 presents a comprehensive picture of this important change of the times.

Click here for the full text of the whitepaper (Chinese version)