Technology is at the very core of the Malta Food Agency with major developments in information technology embarked at the Pitkalija in recent years. These include the implementation of a core information technology solution to manage all the deliveries and sales. The solution provides control and management of a cash office to debtors and creditors.
The Agency intends to continue to add functionality. The next phase is to implement handheld devices to record sales in real time. Testing on this system has already been initiated. There is also a plan to have the crates management be fully automated.
The app ilbidwi.gov.mt was launched in April 2022. This app provides farmers with information about their sales and payments received and dues. The Agency intends to push for more functionality in the coming months, mainly by providing more farmers’ related information through this app.