Webinar - Next-gen crop production analytics

Webinar – Next-gen crop production analytics

Field-based crop cut experiment data is a gold standard of ground truth data for crop analytics, yet it is time-consuming and challenging to scale over large areas. Satellite remote sensing-based estimates can cover a large area, yet their accuracy is…

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Modeling with 40 years of international wheat data

Modeling with 40 years of international wheat data

This webinar by the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Crop Modeling Community of Practice will present selected outputs from big data analysis of four decades of international wheat yield data. The session features three panelists with the following…

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Data Sharing in a Digital World - 2020 Convention session

Data Sharing in a Digital World – 2020 Convention session

This session examines the possibilities to encourage data sharing in the context of a digitally-dependent world of working. Speakers: -Hamed Alemohammad: Radiant Earth Foundation, Chief Data Scientist & Executive Director -Catherine Nakalembe: Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, Assistant…

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Exploring the CGIAR digital strategy - 2020 Convention session

Exploring the CGIAR digital strategy – 2020 Convention session

The CGIAR has an emergent focus on digital and the role that it plays in research and agriculture. This session showcases findings from focus groups and looks at the trends in digital ag and strategy. We arejoined by regional experts…

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Digital dynamism & the data - 2020 Convention session

Digital dynamism & the data – 2020 Convention session

There is a pressing need for transparency and accountability in food systems – ensuring that they are sustainable for our planet and population. How do we operationalize sustainability aims and existing data to create trusted, timely, actionable and credible information…

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Big data to scale: A reality check - 2020 Convention session

Big data to scale: A reality check – 2020 Convention session

Approaches to scaling have evolved from a focus on “just more” to a focus on sustainable systems change at scale. This has implications on the way projects are designed, implemented and monitored. In this session, David Guerena and Marshall Burke…

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Connecting ontologies and thesauri for Agrifood data annotation - 2020 Convention session

Connecting ontologies and thesauri for Agrifood data annotation – 2020 Convention session

This session broaches the topic of linking ontologies and thesauri to support the annotation of both data and publications. AGROVOC is a popular multi-lingual thesaurus with a wide coverage, mainly used in metadata of publications stored in repositories and databases…

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Webinar - Scaling in Practice

Webinar – Scaling in Practice

In the fourth webinar in our series ‘Ingredients for Scaling,’ we present examples of successful scaling by private sector actors in Africa and Asia, examine what has proven to be critical for success, and discuss important pitfalls. We also examine…

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Architectures and Standards for Ethical Data Sharing - 2020 Convention session

Architectures and Standards for Ethical Data Sharing – 2020 Convention session

A pent up demand for data clashes with legitimate reasons for restricting and masking different types of data. How can we manage and recognize these complexities by sharing the right data with the right stakeholders for the right reasons? Speakers:…

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COVID-19, Livestock & Livelihoods: Solutions for a data driven recovery - 2020 Convention session

COVID-19, Livestock & Livelihoods: Solutions for a data driven recovery – 2020 Convention session

How can data-driven innovations build a more sustainable, resilient and equitable livestock sector? The livestock sector is experiencing major disruptions due to the current pandemic, especially in Low and Middle-Income Countries. But it’s also opened new opportunities to rebuild more…

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