CABI shares expertise in data policy and practice at international data conference in India

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CABI has shared its expertise in data policy and practise at the International Conference on Open and FAIR Data Ecosystem Principles, Policies, and Platforms held in New Delhi, India from 11th ā€“ 13th September 2023. Arun Jadhav, Manager ā€“ Digital Development, and Akanksha Nagpal, Project Coordinator South Asia, presented at the event ā€“ hosted by…
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CABI showcases its expertise in open data at first annual Public Policy Dialogues Conference in India

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Scientists from CABIā€™s centre in India has showcased their expertise in open data at the first annual Public Policy Dialogues Conference hosted by the Bharti Institute of Public Policy at the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad. The event served as a gathering of experts in the field where both researchers and practitioners took…
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New initiative aims to transform 50 countriesā€™ agricultural data systems

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Good decisions are fundamental for sustainable agricultural growth, but decisions can only be as good as the evidence that informs them. Low and lower middle-income countries invest nearly one trillion dollars in agriculture every year. However, they often lack the data and evidence needed to guide and inform those investments.
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Bundling agricultural services under the Seeing is Believing project in India

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The Seeing is Believing (SIB) project started in Tamil Nadu (a southern state in India) in May 2019 in partnership with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and The M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), writes Akanksha Nagpal and Arun Jadhav.
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Virtual training held on creating greater impact through wider data sharing

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The Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) in collaboration with CABI and the Open Data Institute (ODI) is taking part in an initiative to support national and local stakeholders ā€“ including private players ā€“ on best practices around collecting, managing and sharing of research data. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF),…
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ā€˜Seeing is Believingā€™: An innovative concept of bundling agricultural services for the benefit of smallholder farmers

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By Akanksha Nagpal & Arun Jadhav Smallholder farmers in India are increasingly exposed to climate change and extreme weather events. Research on innovative strategies and tools to improve agricultural risk management is the need of the hour. ā€˜Seeing is believingā€™, as the phrase goes, underpins the innovative concept of the project entitled ā€˜Picture Based Insurance…
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