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The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is co-led by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

A global partnership


The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is global. It connects experts all over the world to tackle stubborn agricultural challenges across the developing world, from Africa and Asia to Latin America and the Caribbean. 

The 15 CGIAR Research Centers and 12 Research Programs are partners in the Platform, alongside 70 external thought partners ranging international institutions, universities to private companies. They cover public to private, developing to developed countries, and analytics to ICT deployment.

External partners


Oak Ridge National Labs
The World Bank Group
Stanford University
Oregon State University
Columbia University
University of Wisconsin
University of Nebraska
Arizona State University
Purdue university
University of Minnesota
University of Florida
Pennsylvania State University
Michigan State University
UC Davis