Data sharing might not be easy, but it’s the right thing to do

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When COVID struck, the response amongst the scientific community was to share DNA sequencing and to rethink traditional ways of working to solve the urgent challenge of creating a vaccine, writes Chipo Msengezi, Project Manager, Digital Development, CABI.
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Workshop focuses on creating healthy ‚Äėdata ecosystems‚Äô to boost food security in India

Data ecosystems
CABI has been funded a two-year US$1.49 million project by the Gates Foundation to help increase food security in India and Ethiopia through better access to data on soil health, agronomy and fertilizers. This is being carried out with a focus to ensure that available data on agricultural development is based upon FAIR principles‚ÄďFindable, Accessible,…
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The Fertilizer Optimization Tool: maximising profit from fertiliser

By Duncan Sones. Originally published on Spore. A quiet revolution in fertiliser recommendations has led to the development of a phone app that could make¬†a positive contribution to tackling Africa‚Äôs depleted soil and supporting the growing demand for food in a time of climate change. Duncan Sones, from the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International‚Äôs…
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