A more comprehensive understanding of agricultural soils is needed to support sustainable development decision making – but collecting the necessary data is challenging.
Farmers are contributing to the huge amounts of information that can be harnessed for global food security solutions. But they need good allies to ensure its full, and ethical, potential is reached.
Big data in agriculture is instrumental not just for farmers who produce our food but for various stakeholders and along the agriculture value chain.
As a young data scientist I strongly believe that if we can share the data we hold in our laptops, and take advantage of the daily generated data, we can have more nutritious food in our plates.
Quick disease monitoring and diagnosis of tubers, due to the limited number of experts and resources to cover the entire country, has been a problem for Uganda. How can big data solve this?