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Mapping Maize using UAV Imagery

Remote sensing-based crop mapping in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is challenging due to the small field size, intercropping, different crop species with similar phenologies, and high cloud frequency during the growing season. Ingrid Öborn, the Southeast Asia Regional...

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Harmonizing crop trait data: Crop Ontology

Crop Ontology provides scientists and breeders with a common language that describes crop phenotypes and interprets descriptions provided by farmers for the performance of the varieties they prefer.

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Don’t hunt for data unicorns, they don’t exist

Data unicorns are a myth — plain and simple. What any organization needs to do is to build a team of experts whose skills complement each other and work with external specialists if needed so they can make magic to develop real-world solutions.

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A Note from the GEO4SDGs Conference

To fully take advantage of the vast amount of geospatial data from new sources, we should invest in ourselves on the AI and machine learning techniques, or develop a technical partnership.

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