Cross-continental collaborations facilitated by the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture thrive to beat back the threat of wheat blast in Brazil and Bangladesh.
Juergen Voegele thinks that digital innovations are set to transform a global food system in crisis. These innovations, however, are reliant on large sets of data and public research networks like CGIAR are working to bridge this data gap in collaboration with universities and companies.
Urbanization in Nigeria associated with lower rates of child stunting but higher rates of obesity among women.
The launch of GARDIAN is the first solid step towards making the scientific knowledge the CGIAR network generates openly discoverable, accessible and usable. After this major milestone, I see three more key challenges waiting to be overcome.