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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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Thursday, September 8 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
CGIAR-CSI Business Meeting

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  • CSI Membership
  • Meeting declaration, summary
  • Update on the CSI Coordination
  • Coordination into future, and in context of big data platform proposal
  • OA/OD issues for spatial data (w/ medha)
  • Shared services, ArcGIS
  • Next meeting, linkage to big data convention
  • Communication with DGs

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 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... Read More →
avatar for Jordan Chamberlin

Jordan Chamberlin

Spatial Economist, CIMMYT
avatar for Medha Devare

Medha Devare

Senior Research Fellow & Module Lead, IFPRI/Big Data Platform
Medha is a cropping systems agronomist with familiarity working in the US and developing countries. She managed the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) in Nepal working from the Kathmandu office of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), and currently... Read More →
avatar for Hannes Gaisberger

Hannes Gaisberger

GIS Specialist, Bioversity International
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 →
avatar for Zhe Guo

Zhe Guo

Senior GIS Coordinator, IFPRI
Zhe Guo is a senior Geographic Information System (GIS) coordinator with the Environment and Production Technology Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). His interests include spatial modeling, spatial statistics, data mining, and remote sensing and... Read More →
avatar for Glenn Hyman

Glenn Hyman

Senior Staff, CIAT
geographic dimensions of tropical agriculture, land use and environment interaction, natural resources management (NRM)
avatar for Andy Jarvis

Andy Jarvis

Climate Smart Agriculture Flagship Leader, CGIAR
Dr. Andy Jarvis is the Director of the Decision and Policy Analysis Area in the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and is a Flagship Leader on the CGIAR Research Program for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) https://ccafs.cgiar.org, based in Cali... Read More →
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Narseen Islam Khan

Senior Scientist, Head of GIS Laboratory, IRRI
avatar for Jawoo Koo

Jawoo Koo

Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
Jawoo is a Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and a co-pioneer of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture. At IFPRI he leads Spatial Data and Analytics Theme. Jawoo also serves as the Global Coordinator of the CGIAR Consortium... Read More →
avatar for Catherine Pfeifer

Catherine Pfeifer

Spatial Analyst, ILRI
Location is the smallest common denominator across different disciplines. Let's use this to develop truly interdisciplinary approaches to find innovative solutions to produce healthy foods for all. In particular, livestock is an opportunity to bring more protein and micro nutrient... Read More →
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Salman Siddiqui

Mr, International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
avatar for Kai Sonder

Kai Sonder

Head GIS Unit, CIMMYT
avatar for Shwu Jiau Teoh

Shwu Jiau Teoh

GIS Manager, WorldFish
Shwu Jiau is a GIS Manager at WorldFish, working on spatial planning in aquaculture suitability site assessment, zoning and area management, mapping and analyses environment and ecosystems to optimize the aquaculture productivity. Shwu Jiau provides capacity building to national partners... Read More →
avatar for Pierre C. Sibiry Traore

Pierre C. Sibiry Traore

Director, R&D - Digital Agriculture, MANOBI
avatar for Sander Zwart

Sander Zwart

Senior researcher, AfricaRice


Thursday September 8, 2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Vashon Island

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