In order for the tools of big data to be put to use for food security, the data ecosystem must enable dynamic connections between data streams today and tomorrow, equipping all actors in the global food system with new agility and adaptability.
To run their farms as a business, smallholders need more access to relevant and timely information. Interactive Voice Response-based (IVR) technology has vast potential to meet their needs.
At the intersection of agriculture and data science lies a host of exciting innovations that are pushing the boundaries to propel us towards a food-secure future.
To coincide with open access week, running from 22-28 October, we’ve compiled 10 CGIAR-led agricultural innovations that are propelling our progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals and supporting smallholder farmers from Mexico to the Philippines.