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WEBINAR SUMMARY - Big data & COVID-19: Input supply chains & on-farm realities (Eps. 2)

WEBINAR SUMMARY – Big data & COVID-19: Input supply chains & on-farm realities (Eps. 2)

Covid-19, News
The second episode of our Discussion Series: Big data solutions to COVID-19 & food security, brought together four panelists to discuss challenges and solutions to input supply chains and on-farm realities.
CGIAR awards 100K in Rapid Response Grants to digital innovations tackling COVID-19 impacts

CGIAR awards 100K in Rapid Response Grants to digital innovations tackling COVID-19 impacts

Additional funding will help three innovative projects roll out digitally-enabled, data-driven responses to food security challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis.
COVID-19 Discussion Series: Eps. 1 - Intro panel on challenges and solutions

COVID-19 Discussion Series: Eps. 1 – Intro panel on challenges and solutions

Covid-19, Video, Webinar
The first episode of our Discussion Series: Big data solutions to COVID-19 & food security, brought together experts to give an overview of the challenges presented by COVID-19 and the opportunities big data solutions present.
WEBINAR SUMMARY - Big data & COVID-19: Intro panel on the challenges and solutions (Eps. 1)

WEBINAR SUMMARY – Big data & COVID-19: Intro panel on the challenges and solutions (Eps. 1)

Covid-19, News
The first episode of our Discussion Series: Big data solutions to COVID-19 & food security, brought together experts to give an overview of the challenges presented by COVID-19 and the opportunities big data solutions present.
Big data helping low-income consumers in Nairobi better access fresh fruit and vegetables

Big data helping low-income consumers in Nairobi better access fresh fruit and vegetables

Underused data, big data analytics, and ICT survey tools promise to reveal new and useful insights into the complex, multi-actor markets that feed Nairobi’s growing urban population.
CGIAR awarding 100K in Rapid Response Grants to digital innovations tackling COVID-19 impacts

CGIAR awarding 100K in Rapid Response Grants to digital innovations tackling COVID-19 impacts

Additional funding will help catalyze the BIG DATA Platform’s portfolio of innovative, big data projects’ responses to food security challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Youth in Data

VIDEO: Q&A with David Wiberg from the International Water Management Institute

VIDEO: Q&A with David Wiberg from the International Water Management Institute

2019 Youth in Data delegate Neeharika Malladi interviews David Wiberg from The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) on his 2019 Inspire Challenge finalist project “Real time East Africa Live Ground Water Use Database."
VIDEO: Q&A with Monique Morrow from Vetri.global

VIDEO: Q&A with Monique Morrow from Vetri.global

Interview by 2019 Youth in Data Delegate Habeebuddin Mir at the BIG DATA Convention held in Hyderabad, India, 16-18 October.
YOUTH IN DATA BLOG: Who knows the crop better than the farmer?

YOUTH IN DATA BLOG: Who knows the crop better than the farmer?

SLAM (Self-learning advice for farmers) was a finalist in the 2019 Inspire Challenge competition. Learn about what sets the project apart.
Calling for delegates to participate in 2019 Youth in Data Media Bootcamp!

Calling for delegates to participate in 2019 Youth in Data Media Bootcamp!

This event builds on the launch of our BIG DATA youth initiatives, as we work to engage with youth in the agriculture and digital space sector in a meaningful way.

COURSES & WEBINARS

BIG DATA ACROSS CGIAR

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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