Not all weather grids are created equal: aWhere’s global observed weather grids compared to other historical weather data

The key question when looking for observed weather data:  How do they generate weather data for areas between ground observation stations? This is not a trivial question.  For Europe and…

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What is a farmer to do when the rains change?

One manifestation of our warming atmosphere is increased variability in rainfall – we’ve all seen the headlines of extreme rains and subsequent flooding.  However, most of the farmers’ stories go…

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Big Data, ICT, & The Future of Smallholder Farming

Transforming Data into Action This year’s ICT4D Conference in Kampala, Uganda explored the ways in which information and communication technology (ICT) are enhancing program quality, improving decision-making, increasing impact, and accelerating…

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