On 21 May, the Global Agricultural Development Initiative published a special edition of the Global Food for Thought news brief with coverage of the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security http://www.thechicagocouncil.org/GLOBALAGDEVELOPMENT/gad/Events/Symposium.aspx, including the Obama Administration’s Feed the Future document; remarks from keynote speakers; and media coverage of the event.
- Soil Science Society of America
- Feed the future strategy unveiled by Obama administration
Sentera Features Inspection & Agriculture Products at InterDrone 2016
Sentera, LLC, a global provider of software, sensor, and dronetechnologies to the infrastructure inspection and agriculture industries, will display a range of solutions at itsexhibit during the InterDrone Conference and Exposition, which takes place at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas,Nevada, September 7-9. Sentera’s Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Business Development, Greg Emerick, will participatein a panel discussion on Wednesday, September 7. The topic will be Infrastructure Insights: DroneInnov...
The Cloud and the Changing Face of Agriculture
Enterprises, non-profits, and startups around the world are using the cloud to accelerate innovations that are changing the face of agriculture. In support of The Ohio State University’s Discovery Themes initiative, and in tandem with the 2016 Farm Science Review, Amazon Web Services and experts from around the country will demonstrate how massive public data sets of satellite photos and other earth-observation data can be used in precision agriculture. Coupled with advanced sensor technology and the...
GODAN Action - Enabling practical engagement with open data in agriculture and nutrition
As the world’s population grows, global demand for food is predicted to nearly double. The number of people at risk of hunger in the developing world is estimated to grow to more than a billion people by 2050. New data-driven solutions in agriculture and nutrition are increasingly being seen as a way to tackle this challenge. GODAN Action is a three-and-a-half-year programme led by Alterra and funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID). It aims at building people’s...
USSEC Works with Philippines’ Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources on its Aquaculture Development Plan
USSEC recently met with the Philippines’ Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) in Diliman, Quezon City to learn their plans and program for the country’s aquaculture sector over the next five years. The head of the Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Division presented the newly approved “Comprehensive National Fisheries Industry Development Plan Medium-Term 2016-2020” (CNFIDP 2016-2020) to USSEC, after months of consultation from various...
Input for discussion on Common Agricultural Policy after 2020
There is a possibility that the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will be reformulated after 2020. In order to stimulate a strategic discussion regarding the reformulation of this policy, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has asked the LEI to conduct an exploratory study into possible scenarios and policy options for the CAP after 2020. This study contains suggestions for the policy`s structure that serve as input for a public debate, both online and offline. The study also provides an overview of possible...