CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture

  • 14th September 2016
  • by secretary

The 15 CGIAR Research Centers and 12 Research Programs are partners in the Platform, alongside 47 external partners ranging international institutions, universities to private companies. They cover public to private, developing to developed country, and analytics to ICT deployment.

Image result for CGIAR Platform for Big Data in AgricultureAkiraChix | Amazon | Arizona State University | ASARECA | Battelle Memorial Institute | Bayes Impact | CABI-GODAN | CEO of Novogene Bioinformatics Technology Co. Ltd | Columbia University | CSIRO | Data-Pop Alliance | Disney Research | Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) | First Mile Geo | GBIF | GeoPoll | Global Crop Diversity Trust | Google | IBM | IIASA – King’s College London – McKinsey & Co. – Michigan State University – NIAB – Oak Ridge National Lab – Penn State University | Purdue | Rothamsted | Royal Holloway University of London | SpatialDev | Stanford University | SUPAGRO | UC Davis | UN Global Pulse | UNESCO-IHE | University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland (HEIG-VD) | University of Florida | University of Nebraska | Washington State University | WUR | World Bank, Agriculture.

The ultimate goal of the CGIAR Big Data Coordination Platform is to harness the capabilities of big data to accelerate and enhance the impact of international agricultural research. This 6-year platform (2017 – 2022) will provide global leadership in organizing open data, convening partners to develop innovative ideas, and demonstrating the power of big data analytics through inspiring projects.

CGIAR Big Data Coordination Platform Leveraging CGIAR data:Bringing big data to agriculture,and agriculture to big data.   March 2016, 100 pages