Webinar - Old data for new insights

Webinar – Old data for new insights

This webinar presents a new study published in Nature Food (https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-021-00370-1), in which Camila Bonilla-Cedrez (WUR), Jordan Chamberlin (FAO), and Robert J. Hijmans (UC Davis) show that filling ecological yield gaps for maize in Sub-Saharan Africa is not necessarily a…

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Webinar - Analytics: How collective data can be turned into actionable data driven agronomy insights

Webinar – Analytics: How collective data can be turned into actionable data driven agronomy insights

Traditionally, analytical-based agricultural decision-making relied on mathematical models that are not optimized for the complexity of agricultural systems with strong interactions across time and space. Newer data science approaches (e.g. data mining, AI, and geospatial statistics) can leverage newly available…

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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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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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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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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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CGIAR's management of data assets - 2020 Convention session

CGIAR’s management of data assets – 2020 Convention session

Managing data assets to industry standards is critical for digital dynamism and adaptive food systems. Strong policies, strategies, and assessments to help improve the ability of institutions to comply with standards are part of the foundation to enable this. In…

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