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Food systems for times of crisis: upcoming conference shares how big data can help

Food systems for times of crisis: upcoming conference shares how big data can help

Featured, News, Press Releases
Innovations in digital tools and technologies, particularly ‘big data’ collection and management, provide fresh opportunities to(re)build systems and address food security issues more effectively across the globe.
Announcing the 2020 Inspire Challenge finalists

Announcing the 2020 Inspire Challenge finalists

Fifteen innovative big data projects have qualified as finalists of the 2020 CGIAR Inspire Challenge and will pitch at the upcoming virtual Convention on Big Data in Agriculture.
In response to COVID-19, big data and digital tools provide surprising opportunities for food systems to rebuild

In response to COVID-19, big data and digital tools provide surprising opportunities for food systems to rebuild

Covid-19, Featured, News
Through seven conversational sessions, we engaged food system stakeholders from around the world to examine on-the-ground realities, emerging digital solutions, and big data opportunities that have arisen from the pandemic.
HPE advances the global food system with CGIAR

HPE advances the global food system with CGIAR

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced a collaboration with global research partnership the CGIAR System Organization (CGIAR) to uncover insights about food security challenges, now intensified due to COVID-19.
WEBINAR SUMMARY - Big data & COVID-19: Data in a crisis climate (Eps. 7)

WEBINAR SUMMARY – Big data & COVID-19: Data in a crisis climate (Eps. 7)

Covid-19, News
The seventh episode of our Discussion Series: Big data solutions to COVID-19 & food security, brought together four panelists to discuss data in a crisis climate.
Webinar - FAIR Guidelines & Assessment in GARDIAN

Webinar – FAIR Guidelines & Assessment in GARDIAN

A webinar organized by the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture on FAIR data principles and their impact on Open Science.

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Youth in Data

My takeaways as a Youth in Data delegate at the 2019 BIG DATA convention

My takeaways as a Youth in Data delegate at the 2019 BIG DATA convention

Here is a sneak peek into my experience as a youth delegate during the 2019 BIG DATA convention.
Transforming the agricultural sector with big data tools

Transforming the agricultural sector with big data tools

Big data approaches take on the challenge of creating a more food secure world.
VIDEO: Q&A with Gideon Kruseman from CIMMYT

VIDEO: Q&A with Gideon Kruseman from CIMMYT

2019 Youth in Data delegates Madiha Sadaf and Hiba Anjum interview Gideon Kruseman from the International Wheat and Maize Improvement Center on the Big Data Platform Community of Practice on Socio-Economic Data.
VIDEO: Q&A with Kevin Gitau from iShamba

VIDEO: Q&A with Kevin Gitau from iShamba

2019 Youth in Data delegate Joorie Bhattacharya interviews Kevin Gitau from iShamba on his 2019 Inspire Challenge finalist project "Let it Rain.”
VIDEO: Q&A with Ram Dhulipala from ICRISAT

VIDEO: Q&A with Ram Dhulipala from ICRISAT

2019 Youth in Data delegate Syeda Ruqhaiya Fatima interviews Ram Dhulipala from the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Aid Tropics (ICRISAT) on his 2019 Inspire Challenge finalist project "Climate information services to manage climate risks."
VIDEO: Q&A with Allard de Wit from Wageningen University & Research

VIDEO: Q&A with Allard de Wit from Wageningen University & Research

2019 Youth in Data delegate Habeebuddin Mir interviews Allard de Wit from Wageningen University & Research on his 2019 Inspire Challenge finalist project “SLAM (Self-learning for agriculture management)."
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COURSES & WEBINARS

BIG DATA ACROSS CGIAR

Q&A: How blockchain can create social and environmental impacts

Susanne Köhler discusses how this technology can be used to increase the resilience of individuals, communities and ecosystems ...
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Phone app gives opportunity to improve water productivity in Lebanon

For the phone app to be effective and sustainable, it must only be regarded as being a part of a ...
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Wheat blast and rust disease forecasts are arriving direct to farmer’s phones

An early warning system set to deliver wheat disease predictions directly to farmers’ phones is being piloted in Bangladesh and ...
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Press Release: IWMI project enables fast access to petabytes of analysis-ready water data in Africa

A new IWMI partnership with Digital Earth Africa (DEA) will leverage state of the art remote-sensing and data management technologies ...
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