Asia Inc. 500 in association with the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture conducted an event for 150 young leaders launching Asia Inc. 500’s NexGen campus connect program and CGIAR’s Youth in Data Connect initiative at T-Hub.

CGIAR’s Youth in Data Connect initiative acts as an open forum for students to connect and learn how they can contribute to agriculture. The platform connects youths and youth-led initiatives with industry partners to boost digital agriculture around the world.

“The future of food security depends on today’s youth and how we engage them in the agriculture sector particularly in the digital agriculture and innovation space. An important first step is to provide an opportunity for them to connect with the people and institutions that can support their growth and foster their ideas. Launching our new initiative, Youth in Data Connect, at T-Hub, India’s leading start-up, and innovation hub was the obvious choice”, said Marianne McDade, Head of Communications at the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture.

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