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For a food secure future, we first need to look at how we manage data

If we are to achieve food security by 2050, we need to first improve the way we collect and share information, says Carolina Rivera, a wheat physiologist at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and data coordinator with the International Wheat Yield Partnership (IWYP).

Big data revolutionising agriculture to combat world hunger

Technologies such as mobile telephones or social networks make it possible for us to interact more every day, even with very rural producers, in ways that were simply not possible even five years ago,” explained Brian King, leader of CGIAR’s big data Platform.

For a food secure future, agriculture needs to get smart. It needs to get digital

How do you increase food production by 70% on just a 5% increase of farmland? This is a riddle scientists, policymakers and researchers, like those at CGIAR, are working hard to solve.

‘It was a huge data dump.’ Andy Jarvis on giving away 30 years worth of research – for free

I was working on toilets at the time. Suddenly, I found myself part of one of the biggest scientific movements in the history of CGIAR…

Big data collaboration for crop loss research – it’s complicated

We already know we lose a vast amount of crop produce to diseases, pests, and weeds. But how do we find out how much, where, and when?

Tech used to prevent spread of Zika and Ebola to tackle “forest fire” wheat rust epidemics

The same device that helped control the Zika and Ebola viruses, to be used to tackle devastating wheat rust epidemics that are threatening global food security

Big Data, smartphones & Facebook to revolutionize agriculture

Using Facebook to track the spread of livestock diseases and your smartphone to diagnose crop diseases in realtime, could soon be a reality.

Presenting our 2017 Inspire Challenge winners

We are proud to present the five winners of our USD100K Inspire Challenge grant.

Photos: CGIAR Big Data in Agriculture Convention 2017

A selection of images taken during the CGIAR Big Data in Agriculture Convention 2017: Alliance to join a data revolution.

Press release: Big Data in Agriculture Convention of 2017: An Alliance for a Data Revolution

The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is hosting its first annual congress, taking place in Cali, Colombia…

For a food secure future, we first need to look at how we manage data

For a food secure future, we first need to look at how we manage data

If we are to achieve food security by 2050, we need to first improve the way we collect and share ...
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Big data revolutionising agriculture to combat world hunger

Big data revolutionising agriculture to combat world hunger

Technologies such as mobile telephones or social networks make it possible for us to interact more every day, even with ...
Read more
For a food secure future, agriculture needs to get smart. It needs to get digital

For a food secure future, agriculture needs to get smart. It needs to get digital

How do you increase food production by 70% on just a 5% increase of farmland? This is a riddle scientists, ...
Read more
'It was a huge data dump.' Andy Jarvis on giving away 30 years worth of research - for free

‘It was a huge data dump.’ Andy Jarvis on giving away 30 years worth of research – for free

I was working on toilets at the time. Suddenly, I found myself part of one of the biggest scientific movements ...
Read more
Big data collaboration for crop loss research - it's complicated

Big data collaboration for crop loss research – it’s complicated

We already know we lose a vast amount of crop produce to diseases, pests, and weeds. But how do we ...
Read more
Tech used to prevent spread of Zika and Ebola to tackle “forest fire” wheat rust epidemics

Tech used to prevent spread of Zika and Ebola to tackle “forest fire” wheat rust epidemics

The same device that helped control the Zika and Ebola viruses, to be used to tackle devastating wheat rust epidemics ...
Read more
Big Data, smartphones & Facebook to revolutionize agriculture

Big Data, smartphones & Facebook to revolutionize agriculture

Using Facebook to track the spread of livestock diseases and your smartphone to diagnose crop diseases in realtime, could soon ...
Read more
Presenting our 2017 Inspire Challenge winners

Presenting our 2017 Inspire Challenge winners

We are proud to present the five winners of our USD100K Inspire Challenge grant ...
Read more
Photos: CGIAR Big Data in Agriculture Convention 2017

Photos: CGIAR Big Data in Agriculture Convention 2017

A selection of images taken during the CGIAR Big Data in Agriculture Convention 2017: Alliance to join a data revolution ...
Read more
Press release: Big Data in Agriculture Convention of 2017: An Alliance for a Data Revolution

Press release: Big Data in Agriculture Convention of 2017: An Alliance for a Data Revolution

The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is hosting its first annual congress, taking place in Cali, Colombia ...
Read more
Presenting our Inspire Challenge 2017 finalists

Presenting our Inspire Challenge 2017 finalists

Allow us to present the 12 finalists to participate in the final round of the CGIAR Big Data in Agriculture ...
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