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These are the ten innovative projects that qualified as finalists to compete for 500,000 USD at the 2019 Big Data in Agriculture Convention. Check them out here.
A 2018 Inspire Challenge project led by WorldFish and Pelagic Data Systems has signed an agreement to expand their pioneering work to better understand stocks and catches from small-scale fisheries to seven countries across Africa and Asia.
Armed with AI-equipped smartphones, African farmers should be able to detect and deal with potato viruses before they get out of hand.
A new paper published in BMC Biology by the MARPLE diagnostics team, a 2018 Inspire Challenge Scale-up winner, shows how the research partnership reduced the speed of diagnostics from many months in high-end labs, to just two days from the side of an Ethiopian field.
A 2018 Inspire Challenge project led by WorldFish and Pelagic Data Systems has launched a new online dashboard that tracks fishing activities in Timor-Leste. The dashboard puts important data in the hands of fisheries officers, researchers and local stakeholders.