May 25

Big Data Seminar Series: Data revolution for development

Big Data Seminar Series: Data revolution for development

Aperçu de l'événement

Big Data and digitisation of food value chains & decision making offers opportunities for new type of applications, for a different engagement of actors in the value chain and the emergence of new types of development. With: 

  • Chris Addison  & Chipo Msengezi - “Data revolution for agriculture”
  • Tomaso Ceccarelli – The data revolution in Ethiopia

This lunch lecture sets the bigger picture of the role data can play in development, with respect to open data, data driven innovation, big data analytics, new sensor systems, etc. To reach this potential, several barriers need to be overcome, either institutional, data quality, capacities and enabling environment.

Speakers

Speakers

 Chris Addison

Chris Addison

Senior Programme Coordinator Data4Ag, CTA, Netherlands

 Chipo Jane Msengezi

Chipo Jane Msengezi

Project Coordinator at CTA

Les organisateurs

  • 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

    Le Centre technique de coopération agricole et rurale (CTA) est une institution internationale conjointe des États du Groupe ACP (Afrique, Caraïbes, Pacifique) et de l’Union européenne (UE). Il intervient dans les pays ACP pour améliorer la sécurité alimentaire, la résilience et la croissance économique à travers des innovations durables dans le domaine agricole. Le CTA opère dans le cadre de l’Accord de Cotonou et est financé par l’UE.

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