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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 • 9:00am - 9:30am
Welcome, Expectations, Context

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Welcome to Seattle! In this introduction session, our host will present the motivation of this convening and share the envisioned geospatial contributions to agricultural development, followed by shared perspectives from CGIAR and geospatial partners.

Moderators
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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 →

Speakers
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Rolf de By

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

Head GIS Unit, CIMMYT
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Stanley Wood

Strategy Senior Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Stanley Wood is a Senior Program Officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to that he was a Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington, DC, where he worked on or led a variety of intiatives, including impact assessment... Read More →


Tuesday September 6, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am
Whidbey Camano (Plenary)

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