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

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The Community of Practice on Socio-Economic Data #CoP_SED facilitates data management and analysis of the high variety socio-economic data. Furthermore #CoP_SED offers a platform to explore novel ways of harnessing the power of Big data to enhance the livelihoods of the resource poor. #CoP_SED coordinates community-wide activities, through communications, a collaborative space, publications and convening in vatious events representing the CGIAR in the domain of socio-economic data.

In this session, we will provide an overview of our community’s activities, which this year have a focus on making socio-economic data interoperable. Moreover, we have a number of speakers on interesting topics related to the use of socio-economic data.

Program details

  • Introduction to the Platform
  • Making socio-economic data FAIR and fair
  • Novel data analytics to get the most out of data
  • Making Livelihood improvements with Big Data and ITC
  • Measurement of impact

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Shahid Akbar

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID)
Md Shahid Uddin Akbar is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID), an inclusive business initiative to promote the use of ICT as a tool for development. Fostering ICT integration in development initiatives and mainstreaming ICT4D in... Read More →
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Dharani Dhar Burra

Data Scientist, International Center for Tropical Agriculture
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Gideon Kruseman

Big data focal point | coordinator CoP SED, CIMMYT
Digital trust and transparency technology enthusiast, concerned about ethics, privacy, data confidentiality and cybersecurity in relation to farmer data, and working on making messy socio-economic data FAIRER

Michael Lerner

Durable Solutions Officer, UNHCR

Mark Musumba

Research Associate, University of Florida

Marieke de Ruyter de Wildt

Founder, The Fork | Global Food Integrity

Wednesday September 20, 2017 13:30 - 16:45 GMT-05
Africa Room CIAT HQ, Cali, Colombia