This Community of Practice is led by Bioversity International and has been launched as a part of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture.

The Community of Practice (CoP) on Ontology will span the knowledge domains that are relevant to the Platform with the objective of establishing best practices, guidelines in the selection, use and application of semantics for data harmonization at the levels of collection and storage, for data interoperability and data discovery following the FAIR principles.

The CoP will contribute to making the best practices and recommended ontologies a long-term reference resource for the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture in particular, including other platforms as well. The INSPIRE projects will offer opportunities to test the power of the ontologies and best practices for combining data sets to address a specific research question.

This is part of the Platform’s Module #2: Convene which help increase the exposure of CGIAR’s work on big data, and build capacity internally and externally on big data approaches in agriculture.

This space can be used as a discussion area, share and request relevant information and contribute towards building the community as a whole.

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Elizabeth Arnaud

Elizabeth Arnaud

Community of Practice- Leader, Bioversity International