Webinar - Digital innovations in agricultural insurance

Webinar – Digital innovations in agricultural insurance

Agricultural insurance is an increasingly important safety net against production losses from weather and climate shocks. Index insurance using geospatial data and real-time analytics has been one of the most important (and popular!) research topics in our community. In this…

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Closing the AI Gap - 2020 Convention session

Closing the AI Gap – 2020 Convention session

The gap between big tech research and ag research in AI means that some of the most interesting use cases for the future of food security have not been explored with this key technology. Here we profile what skills, actions,…

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Inspire Challenge Pitches - 2020 Convention session

Inspire Challenge Pitches – 2020 Convention session

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…

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Explore the GARDIAN Ecosystem with us! - 2020 Convention session

Explore the GARDIAN Ecosystem with us! – 2020 Convention session

Learn about the cool tools and services to discover, manage, visualize, and analyze data, offered by the GARDIAN data ecosystem. A demo of the system is followed by a set of 3 “GARDIAN in use” talks, to show how different…

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Welcome & Opening Keynote: Computational sustainability - 2020 Convention session

Welcome & Opening Keynote: Computational sustainability – 2020 Convention session

Welcome to the 2020 CGIAR Convention on Big Data in Agriculture – in a new & globally engaged virtual format! The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) welcome you to this year’s…

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State of the Evidence in Digital Agriculture - 2020 Convention session

State of the Evidence in Digital Agriculture – 2020 Convention session

What’s the state of evidence in digital agriculture and sustainable development? How can stakeholders provide resources to connect efforts and internventions? Speakers: -Raissa Fabregas: University of Texas – Austin, Assistant Professor -Jaron Porciello: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell…

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A conversation with digitally-enabled farmers - 2020 Convention session

A conversation with digitally-enabled farmers – 2020 Convention session

This session takes a deep dive into the needs, challenges, and opportunities that digitally-enabled farmers are experiencing as the COVID-19 crisis unfolds. Speakers: -Tracy Knapp: Common Good City Farm, Farm Manager -Shelli Brin: St Thomas Locally Grown Online Farmers Market,…

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Webinar - The Science of Scaling

Webinar – The Science of Scaling

During the second webinar of the Data-Driven Agronomy Community of Practice’s series “Ingredients for Scaling”, Daniel Jimenez, Leader of the Community of Practice, and Lennart Woltering, Scaling Catalyst, will host this session to moderate: What is the science of scaling…

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