Become a youth in data partner
As the digital revolution of African agriculture takes center stage at the 2019 African Green Revolution Forum, CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Coordinator Brian King writes on the importance of more and better data for transforming agriculture on the continent and providing new models to ensure no farmer is left behind.
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.
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.
Daniel Jimenez on how Data-driven agronomy community of practice will advance data-driven agronomy to support the farmers, technicians and researchers committed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.