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.
Standardizing data is central to the success of the Global Crop Improvement Network to improve global integration of crop research.
The breeding and dissemination of improved crop varieties has been a central feature of CGIAR research since the earliest days of the Green Revolution.
Sessions on big data theme largely addressed the current mismatch between increasing explosion of large volumes of data that outstretch the existing storage and processing capabilities.