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GARDIAN: The data search tool unlocking agricultural development innovation

GARDIAN: The data search tool unlocking agricultural development innovation

Unlocking digital innovation in agricultural development requires the ability to aggregate data from a variety of sources and disciplines. GARDIAN enables users to do just that.
APPLY NOW: 1 million USD in grants for innovative big data in agriculture solutions

APPLY NOW: 1 million USD in grants for innovative big data in agriculture solutions

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This year the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture will award up to 1 million USD in grants to two categories of Inspire Challenge winners: pilot project grants and scale-up grants for winners of the 2018 grant who demonstrate exceptional
CGIAR’s 2019 Inspire Challenge great news for smallholder farmers

CGIAR’s 2019 Inspire Challenge great news for smallholder farmers

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APPLY NOW: CGIAR’s 2019 Inspire Challenge awarding up to 750,000 USD for innovative big data solutions that transform lives of smallholder farmers
How the data revolution could help design better agronomic investments

How the data revolution could help design better agronomic investments

Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.
GARDIAN and facilitating data interoperability at CGIAR

GARDIAN and facilitating data interoperability at CGIAR

The CGIAR online search engine, GARDIAN, is easy to navigate and to perform simple queries to locate data and publications; however, there is a challenge to making these data useable on a large scale.
Seeing really is believing: farmers’ photos revolutionize insurance and advisory services

Seeing really is believing: farmers’ photos revolutionize insurance and advisory services

When it comes to assessing insurance claims on damaged crops, seeing is believing. Which could be key to mitigating negative effects for smallholder farmers as a result of climate change.

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

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Connecting farmers to better information in Nepal

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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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