The fourth episode of our Discussion Series: Big data solutions to COVID-19 & food security, brought together four panelists to discuss bridging gaps and building resiliency with digital agriculture platforms.
♦ Sophie Rottmann, Project Manager, Mediae Company
♦ Ashu Sikri, Product Strategist, Digital Green
♦ Mousumi Das, Associate Fellow, National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)
♦ Carlos Castellanos, Co-Founder and COO, Cultivando Futuro
MODERATOR: Hannah Craig, Communications Deputy, CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture
In times of crisis, big data tools can help us make sense of and respond to crises with agility and accuracy.
From using satellite remote sensing to monitor crop harvests to leveraging social media data to track population dynamics that may influence the spread of disease, big data tools and approaches have been instrumental in sensing and responding to the pandemic’s impacts on global food security and supply chains.
As we begin recovering and (re)building resilient food systems, we must leverage the power of big data to examine concepts of resilience and inform our understanding of how digital dynamism enables adaptive food systems in the face of shocks, and, in the longer term, addresses systemic issues in agriculture that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis.
The fourth panel, held 21 July, brought together four panelists to discuss bridging gaps & building resiliency with digital agriculture platforms.
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