Big Data on Your Plate

Are we getting anywhere?

Our highest level global agreements are so urgent that it’s difficult to image how we will even agree on measuring them before their deadlines arrive. We have prepared a policy brief outlining how methods innovated by CIAT researchers and partners can be used as indicators for SDG target 2.5, Aichi target 13, etc.

Big Data Roadshow hits East Africa

“This is where the rubber hits the road,” said the World Bank’s Erick Fernandes, opening the first Big Data for Agriculture  Roadshow in East Africa  in Nairobi, on Wednesday May 24th. Speaking to participants from government, the private sector and research...

CIAT Annual Report 2015-2016 is out!

We build the fundamentals of sustainable food futures The world has never produced or consumed so much food. We cannot, however, ignore the pressure that food production is putting on the environment and the ecosystem services we all depend on. We cannot ignore either...

Creating the state of the art for agricultural research in Latin America

In early February, ASTI organized a technical review and outreach workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), held at the CIAT campus. The workshop brought together ASTI’s national focal points: key contacts who have been coordinating national survey rounds over the last year or so to update agricultural research data on investment, human capacity, and outputs for nearly every country in the region.

A Date with Big Data in Uruguay

It was definitely not love at first sight. Gonzalo Rovira had prepared carefully for this first date. Years of experience assured him that all would go well. But when the big moment arrived, he felt intimidated. His date was a platform named “R,” which is widely used...

Daniel Jiménez

Daniel Jiménez

Agronomist, Decision and Policy Analysis (DAPA) Research Area

d.jimenez@cgiar.org

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