Is There an Algorithm to End World Hunger?

The use of Big Data in farming could usher in a new era for agricultural development. The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is leading the way forward, incorporating these tools in the work of 8,000 researchers worldwide.

The new era of Big Data is ushering in major changes across industries. What could Big Data do for farming? (Photo courtesy of Leo Sebastian, IRRI-CCAFS)