aWhere COO in Ethiopia for Africa Agriculture GIS Week

Apr 14, 2013

aWhere COO Dave Lundberg traveled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia last month to participate in the third annual Africa Agriculture GIS Week, hosted by the CGIAR Consortium for Spatial Information (CSI). During the weeklong event, experts in agricultural research and spatial science gathered to present and exchange knowledge on the growing importance of open data exchange opportunities to improve agricultural research and productivity. Dave’s presentation, Data Management for Global Development, introduced aWhere’s data management platform and discussed the role of shared information derived from critical data as the foundation of successful global development initiatives.

Following the event, Dave traveled to Rwanda, where he met with Ministry of Agriculture leaders to discuss data policy and management opportunities.

Learn more about the CGIAR CSI Consortium here: http://www.cgiar-csi.org/