The urgency to transform agricultural research and data into cutting-edge solutions for growers “is as if someone turned the volume up on the stereo,” says Stephanie Race of Crop Performance Ltd. and Earth Labs.
Dr. Haripriya Gundimeda, the President of the International Urban Biodiversity Network and chapter author of new report discusses the shifting methods in the food system, and their impacts on food quality and both human and planetary health.
The tools of Big Data analytics have led to transformations in many sectors—from finance to politics to professional sports. What could these new approaches to data science do for agriculture? The new CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is leading the way for these innovations in agricultural development, with over 8,000 researchers working to incorporate Big Data into farming research.
Using data, this meal kit company was able to divert 65 percent of its food surplus away from landfills and towards America’s food insecure.
The International Dietary Data Expansion project seeks to improve national health and nutrition policies in developing countries by enhancing the process of food data collection and analysis.