CGIAR-CSI 2016 has ended

2016 CGIAR-CSI & Partners Meeting                                    


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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Andy Jarvis

Big Data Platform
Cali, Colombia

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, Colombia.  Andy is also the Co-Pioneer of the CGIAR Platform on Big Data in Agriculture, a US$31m 6-year initiative to make agricultural development faster, more efficient and imact at greater scale through use of ICTs and big data approaches.  Andy has 10 years experience of scientific research in developing countries to support the goals of alleviating poverty, adapting to climate change and protecting the environment.  His research has focused on data-driven policy analysis on a variety of topics from agrobiodiversity conservation to climate impacts and adaptation.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, September 7

10:45am PDT

Thursday, September 8

2:00pm PDT