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Open data: 'It’s not about giving away data, it’s about giving it back'

Open data: ‘It’s not about giving away data, it’s about giving it back’

Innovation, News, Privacy & Ethics
That’s because as a publicly funded institution, we owe it to the public that they have free access to our data.
Big data collaboration for crop loss research - it's complicated

Big data collaboration for crop loss research – it’s complicated

We already know we lose a vast amount of crop produce to diseases, pests, and weeds. But how do we find out how much, where, and when?
Presenting our 2017 Inspire Challenge finalists

Presenting our 2017 Inspire Challenge finalists

Inspire Challenge, News
Allow us to present the 12 finalists to participate in the final round of the CGIAR Big Data in Agriculture Inspire Challenge 2017.
Press release: Ripe for disruption

Press release: Ripe for disruption

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Ripe for disruption: New global initiative promises to shake-up agriculture – reducing risks, boosting resilience and improving incomes for the world’s most vulnerable farmers.

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Policy seminar: Digital technologies are crucial to transforming Africa’s food systems

A recent policy seminar brought together four speakers who addressed how new digital technologies and services are already making an ...
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Connecting farmers to better information in Nepal

An Interactive Voice Response service is putting remote farmers in touch withwith a ‘world of information’ to improve livelihoods The ...
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Scientists develop an early warning system that delivers wheat rust predictions directly to farmers’ phones

New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia ...
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UN-sponsored report acknowledges CIMMYT’s use of data and technologies to promote sustainable farming in Latin America

CIMMYT’s work featured on the Counting on the World to Act report, produced by SDSN and TReNDS. What to read ...
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