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Leveraging digital tools for adaptive food systems in India during the COVID-19 lockdown

Leveraging digital tools for adaptive food systems in India during the COVID-19 lockdown

A look at how digital tools and technologies have been and could be used to overcome coronavirus-related challenges to agricultural supply chains.
Lab-in-a-backpack: Rapid Genomic Detection to revolutionize control of disease outbreaks in fish farming

Lab-in-a-backpack: Rapid Genomic Detection to revolutionize control of disease outbreaks in fish farming

A winning 2019 Inspire Challenge project led by WorldFish, the University of Queensland, and Wilderlab is revolutionizing aquaculture disease control using big data approaches and genomic sequencing technologies.
VIDEO: Q&A with Inspire Challenge winner: Rapid genomic detection of aquaculture pathogens

VIDEO: Q&A with Inspire Challenge winner: Rapid genomic detection of aquaculture pathogens

Live Q&A with Jérôme Delamare-Deboutteville (WorldFish), Andrew Barnes (University of Queensland), and Shaun Wilkinson (Wilderlab) about their 2019 Inspire Challenge project "Rapid genomic detection of aquaculture pathogens."
VIDEO: Q&A with Inspire Challenge winner: Revealing informal food flows through free WiFi

VIDEO: Q&A with Inspire Challenge winner: Revealing informal food flows through free WiFi

Live Q&A with Louis Reymondin, scientist at the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT and team leader of the 2019 Inspire Challenge project "Revealing informal food flows through free WiFi."
FAIR is the new Open when it comes to big data

FAIR is the new Open when it comes to big data

When we talk about big data, it's important to remember that bigger is not always better and open is not always enough.
Harnessing telecommunications network data for rainfall monitoring in developing countries

Harnessing telecommunications network data for rainfall monitoring in developing countries

Filling a key information gap can make it easier to provide insurance to smallholders.

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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 Dhuliballa from ICRISAT

VIDEO: Q&A with Ram Dhuliballa from ICRISAT

2019 Youth in Data delegate Syeda Ruqhaiya Fatima interviews Ram Dhuliballa 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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Phone app gives opportunity to improve water productivity in Lebanon

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Wheat blast and rust disease forecasts are arriving direct to farmer’s phones

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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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Harnessing telecommunications network data for rainfall monitoring in developing countries

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