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More than USD1million Awarded to Innovative Projects using Big Agricultural Data

  • In Innovation
  • 24 Oct 2019 - 1:25pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 802
The eight Inspire Challenge projects that leverage CGIAR data to solve agriculture development challenges pose with their trophies on 18th October 2019. Photo credit: CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture

The Inspire Challenge is the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture´s innovation process that seeks to source and foster new solutions for digital agriculture in developing economies. The awards were announced during the final day of CGIAR´s 2019 BIG DATA convention, 18 October.

The four pilot project winners and four scale-up winners were announced on the final day of the third annual Big Data in Agriculture Convention, attended by more than 650 experts and members of the global scientific community, and held at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).

Pilot project grants of 100,000 USD were awarded to:

Scale-up grants were awarded to four of last year's winners:

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