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2016 CGIAR-CSI & Partners Meeting                                    

SPURRING INNOVATION IN GEOSPATIAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT

This two-and-a-half day meeting provides a venue and showcase for the CGIAR-CSI and partners not only to share recent progress in geospatial technologies, methods, tools and learning, but also for this community to articulate a common vision of and commitment to its greater role in expanding the quantity and quality of public-good geospatial research products and services. Read more...

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Tuesday, September 6 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
CGIAR-CSI Updates I (AfricaRice, IRRI, CIMMYT, IITA, ICARDA, ICRISAT)

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Participants from the CGIAR’s international centers and cross-center programs will present their key research efforts and lessons around geospatial dimensions of smallholder agricultural development, as well as the data, tools, products and services their work is generating or contributing to. Presentations will follow the Ignite format with strict timings (5 slides, 7 minutes presentation + 3 minutes Q&A).


Moderators
avatar for Rolf de By

Rolf de By

assoc. professor, ITC, University of Twente
Small pixels and smallholder farmers

Speakers
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Tunrayo Alabi

GIS Support services Manager, IITA
Application of GIS and Remote Sensing to Agricultural research and productivity in Africa. . Main applications are centred on GIS crop related analysis on maize, cassava, cowpea, yams, banana/plantain and soybean as well as socioeconomic, value chains and impact analysis of these crops. Area of research includes crop growth modelling, climate change studies, Geospatial capacity building, spatial statistics, land suitability analysis, and... Read More →
avatar for Chandrashekhar Biradar

Chandrashekhar Biradar

Principal Scientist (Agro-Ecosystems) and Head-Geoinformatics Unit, ICARDA
Chandra is a principal agro-ecosystems scientist and head of the Geoinformatics unit at ICARDA, working on geospatial science, technology and application (GeSTA) in agro-ecosystems research, development and outreach. Chandra leads the theme digital agriculture and spatial data analytics. Collaborating with various research and development partners in Middle East, North Africa, West, South and central Asia working on spatial big-data innovations... Read More →
avatar for Murali Gumma

Murali Gumma

Scientist - GIS/Geospatial science (Leading RS/GIS group), ICRISAT
Murali Gumma leads the RS-GIS unit, and conducts research in spatial aspects of agricultural research providing spatial dimension to almost all the components of agriculture. Prior to this he was a Remote Sensing Specialist and Post-doctoral fellow at IRRI. Before that he was a project scientist at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). Gumma has 16+ years’ experience working as a well-recognized international expert in remote... Read More →
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Narseen Islam Khan

Senior Scientist and Head of GIS Lab, IRRI
avatar for Kai Sonder

Kai Sonder

Head Gis Unit, CIMMYT
avatar for Sander Zwart

Sander Zwart

Senior researcher, AfricaRice



Tuesday September 6, 2016 10:45am - 12:15pm
Whidbey Camano (Plenary)

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