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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 the meeting report to learn 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
avatar for Tunrayo Alabi

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... Read More →
avatar for Chandrashekhar Biradar

Chandrashekhar Biradar

Head of Gioinformatics Unit, ICARDA
Dr. Chandrashekhar Biradar is a principal agroecosystems scientist he heads the Geoinformatics Unit at ICARDA and work with GeoAgro, Big Data and ICTs for resilient agroecosystems research. He pioneered the world’s first satellite sensor-based rainfed production systems, agricultural... Read More →
avatar for Murali Gumma

Murali Gumma

Head - RS/GIS Lab, 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... Read More →
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Narseen Islam Khan

Senior Scientist, Head of GIS Laboratory, 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)

Attendees (5)