Jun 7

Big Data Seminar Series: Data in development - experiences in practice

Big Data Seminar Series: Data in development - experiences in practice

Event Overview

What is the link between SDG2 and Open data? What role does data play in reaching the sustainable development goals? How does livelihoods of farmers and locals improve through data and data enabled innovations?
With: 

  • Ben Schaap & Linda Veldhuizen - ecent study on data in development;
  • Giacomo Rambaldi - experiences from Uganda.

This lunch session will explore some of the dynamics through two examples, one linking to the SDG development, and the other one from Uganda. 

Speakers

Speakers

 Giacomo Rambaldi

Giacomo Rambaldi

‎Sr. Programme Coordinator, ICT4D Innovation at CTA

Organisers

  • WUR

    Wageningen University is the only university in the Netherlands to focus specifically on the theme ‘healthy food and living environment’. We do so by working closely together with governments and the business community. Wageningen UR is a partnership between Wageningen University and DLO consisting of 10 specialised research institutes. Many of our web pages list the contact persons for the related topics.

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  • CTA

    The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). Its mission is to advance food security, resilience and inclusive economic growth in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific through innovations in sustainable agriculture. CTA operates under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is funded by the EU.

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