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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Digital Innovations in the Time of COVID - 2020 Convention session

Digital Innovations in the Time of COVID – 2020 Convention session

The COVID-19 global crisis has made us take stock and ask – how do we foster innovation in a virtual age? This session explores the ways in which venture capitlists, incubators, and innovators are redesigning their practices to support entrepreneurs…

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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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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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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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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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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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