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Wednesday, September 20 • 13:30 - 16:45
Geospatial Data Community of Practice Meeting

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CGIAR Consortium for Spatial Information (CGIAR-CSI) is the geospatial science Community of Practice that facilitates CGIAR’s research using geospatial data and analysis. CGIAR-CSI coordinates community-wide activities to bring CGIAR’s spatial scientists together through convening, communications, and co-developing geospatial datasets and publications. 

We will start the session with a keynote presentation Rolf de By (ITC/University of Twente), presenting innovative ways to use remote sensing technology to improve agricultural practices in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, followed by a panel discussion on the issues around geospatial data management in CGIAR and proposed solutions, and a series of lightning talks to share all the geospatial innovations in CGIAR and partners.

1:30 pm
Introduction
Everyone

1:45 pm
Keynote: Remote sensing in Sub-Saharan Africa
Rolf de By, ITC/University of Twente

2:15 pm
Discussion: How to Increase Use of Remote Sensing in CGIAR and Unlock its Full Value
Liangzhi You, IFPRI
Chandrashekhar Biradar, ICARDA
Nasreen Khan, IRRI
Pierre C. Sibiry Traoré, MANOBI Group

3:15 pm
Lightning Talks: Five Minutes of Fame
Everyone

* Note: Coffee will be available in the room


Moderators
RS

Russell Southwood

CEO, Balancing Act

Speakers
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Rolf de By

associate professor, ITC, University of Twente
satellite-image based crop profiles & global public goods
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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 →



Wednesday September 20, 2017 13:30 - 16:45
Asia Room CIAT HQ, Cali, Colombia

Attendees (22)