The CGIAR Inspire Challenge aims to support leading edge, data-driven partnerships that push the limits of the possible in food security. In their final pitch to the judges, finalists outline their proposals and answer questions from the judges. Judges made their final decisions, which were presented at the awards ceremony on Friday 23 October 2020!
-Andy Jarvis: Alliance Bioversity-CIAT, Associate Director General
-Willingthon Pavan: 2020 Inspire: N-ALLyzer: From Nitrogen to ALL other nutrients
-Georgina Campbell Flatter: 2020 Inspire: The ClimaCell Locust Project
-Aniruddha Ghosh: 2020 Inspire: aweSOMe-Satellite Observations for Microfinance
-Carlos Quiros: 2020 Inspire: “Hola Talia”-Boosting extension service through AI
-Chandrashekhar Biradar: ICARDA CGIAR, Research Team Leader -DigAg &Head-Geoinformatics
-Ajay Tannirkulam: 2020 Inspire: FarmPhone for Sustaining Incomes & Market Access
-Ekanikpong Ben: 2020 Inspire: Sustaining Staple Food with Supply Chain Integrity, El-kanis/HarvestPlus/The New Fork
-Claire Rhodes: Producers Direct, CEO
-Laura Khor: 2020 Inspire: Rapid field detection of hazards in aquatic foods, Research Fellow
-Mamta Sharma: 2020 Inspire: Rapid Plant Disease Detection & Phenotyping, Principle Scientist and Theme Leader, Integrtated Crop Management
-Manasa Gonchiga: 2020 Inspire: Rapid, Low-Cost Aflatoxin detection using AI
-Fiona Flintan: 2020 Inspire: Big data in resilience of rangeland communities
-Julius Adewopo: IITA, GeoData Consultant
-Rui Benfica: 2020 Inspire: Learning from NFC cards in emergency responses
-Ananth Gudipati: 2020 Inspire: Smart storage centres for smallholder farmers
-Rohan Katepallewar: Gramvaani Community Media, Manager Programs and Business Development
-Lexy Ratering Arntz: 2020 Inspire: aweSOMe-Satellite Observations for Microfinance, Head of Impact Strategy
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