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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.
Meet the 2019 Inspire Challenge winners selected at BIG DATA Convention

Meet the 2019 Inspire Challenge winners selected at BIG DATA Convention

Now in its third year, the BIG DATA Platform’s Inspire Challenge has invested more than two million USD in innovative big data projects that seek to solve agricultural development issues.
More than one million USD awarded to innovative projects using big agricultural data

More than one million USD awarded to innovative projects using big agricultural data

More than one million USD in grants was awarded to eight Inspire Challenge projects that leverage CGIAR data to solve agriculture development challenges.
Open big data to help farmers weather climate change

Open big data to help farmers weather climate change

aWhere and the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture announce open access to maps for economic resilience.

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UN-sponsored report acknowledges CIMMYT’s use of data and technologies to promote sustainable farming in Latin America

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