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Big data partnership: CGIAR analytics meets IVR to bring tailored advice to Malawi farmers

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.
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Big data partnership: CGIAR analytics meets IVR to bring tailored advice to Malawi farmers

Data-driven innovations taking agriculture to the digital frontier of science

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.
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Data-driven innovations taking agriculture to the digital frontier of science

Resurrecting your ‘zombie’ data just got a lot easier

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Resurrecting your ‘zombie’ data just got a lot easier

10 ways CGIAR is opening up data for agricultural innovation

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10 ways CGIAR is opening up data for agricultural innovation

Open Access: Unlocking agricultural innovation

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Open Access: Unlocking agricultural innovation

5 key challenges facing the agriculture data ecosystem

In adopting an emerging technology like Big Data, there are common issues that every industry must deal with to realize the benefits of a digital transformation.
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5 key challenges facing the agriculture data ecosystem

3 sources of demand for big data in biodiversity innovation

Margaret Ann Tutwiler, the Director General of Bioversity International, discusses the importance of big data tools for supporting agricultural diversity initiatives.
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3 sources of demand for big data in biodiversity innovation

Convention highlights: Blockchain in food systems

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Convention highlights: Blockchain in food systems

YOUTH IN DATA

5 key challenges facing the agriculture data ecosystem

5 key challenges facing the agriculture data ecosystem

In adopting an emerging technology like Big Data, there are common issues that every industry must deal with to realize ...
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3 sources of demand for big data in biodiversity innovation

3 sources of demand for big data in biodiversity innovation

Margaret Ann Tutwiler, the Director General of Bioversity International, discusses the importance of big data tools for supporting agricultural diversity initiatives ...
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Convention highlights: Blockchain in food systems

Convention highlights: Blockchain in food systems

Blockchain in Food Systems Blockchain is one of the most exciting emerging technologies and was given much attention during the ...
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Kenya’s ICT Cabinet Secretary: Data is 'key' to smart farming

Kenya’s ICT Cabinet Secretary: Data is ‘key’ to smart farming

Kenya’s ICT Cabinet Secretary: Data is 'key' to smart farming Smart farming is key to developing sustainable agriculture and this ...
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PRIVACY AND ETHICS

If Mary has a little lamb, who should know about it?

If Mary has a little lamb, who should know about it?

The GDPR and data science for agricultural development are at odds when it comes to delivering personalized products for the ...
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Grow more food and mitigate climate change? Agricultural soil data could help

Grow more food and mitigate climate change? Agricultural soil data could help

A more comprehensive understanding of agricultural soils is needed to support sustainable development decision making - but collecting the necessary ...
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Meet Bob. The farmer needing your help to revolutionize agriculture

Meet Bob. The farmer needing your help to revolutionize agriculture

Farmers are contributing to the huge amounts of information that can be harnessed for global food security solutions. But they ...
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Data democracy: Data from the people, by the people, for the people

Data democracy: Data from the people, by the people, for the people

If the farmer has right to consume, sell or share the produce grown by him, then what about the data ...
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INNOVATION

Decoding the Data Ecosystem: Big Data in Agriculture Convention of 2018 & Inspire Challenge Grant Winners

Decoding the Data Ecosystem: Big Data in Agriculture Convention of 2018 & Inspire Challenge Grant Winners

[01 OCTOBER 2018 - NAIROBI, KENYA] - The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is hosting its second annual congress ...
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Aligning needs with solutions: Data-driven agricultural innovation for Vietnam’s farmers

Aligning needs with solutions: Data-driven agricultural innovation for Vietnam’s farmers

Vietnam's technology innovators and farmers convened at a workshop to gain a deeper appreciation of the challenges in the field ...
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Solanify: Crowd Sourcing of Potato Diversity Monitoring

Solanify: Crowd Sourcing of Potato Diversity Monitoring

This project will monitor potato diversity and distribution in the Andes by developing an open source application as a tool ...
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ICT-based citizen science for preventing Banana Xanthomonas Wilt

ICT-based citizen science for preventing Banana Xanthomonas Wilt

This innovation will provide farmers and extensionists with mobile phone-based Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) management advice that's based on their report ...
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DATA ACCESS

10 ways CGIAR is opening up data for agricultural innovation

10 ways CGIAR is opening up data for agricultural innovation

10 ways CGIAR is opening up data for agricultural innovation Across CGIAR, researchers are working together with farmers to develop, ...
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Open Access: Unlocking agricultural innovation

Open Access: Unlocking agricultural innovation

Open Access: Unlocking agricultural innovation Open access to knowledge and data has the power to drive agricultural innovation, accelerating our ...
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Grow more food and mitigate climate change? Agricultural soil data could help

Grow more food and mitigate climate change? Agricultural soil data could help

A more comprehensive understanding of agricultural soils is needed to support sustainable development decision making - but collecting the necessary ...
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Meet Bob. The farmer needing your help to revolutionize agriculture

Meet Bob. The farmer needing your help to revolutionize agriculture

Farmers are contributing to the huge amounts of information that can be harnessed for global food security solutions. But they ...
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