Big Data and the Food & Agriculture domain (vis-a-vis the respective H2020 Societal Challenge) - Opportunities, Challenges and Requirements. As presented and discussed in the public launch of the BigDataEurope project.
topics of relevance in 2014-2015
current WP: “data” spelled out
current WP: “data” behind words
relevant EC policy: open
relevant other policies
G8 Open Data Conference
early adopters getting ready
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition
“…to support global efforts to make agricultural and
nutritionally relevant data available, accessible, and usable
for unrestricted use brings together all stakeholders to solve
long-standing global problems”
policy making example: FADN
Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN):
evaluating income of agricultural holdings &
the impacts of Common Agricultural Policy
PPP example: GFSP
Global Food Safety Partnership
(http://gfsp.org): scale up food
safety capacity building and
ensure that good and safe
practices can reach everyone that
is producing, processing and
selling food around the world
new business examples
an opportunity (?) ahead
…should we be here after 2016?
what could we do?
…offer domain-specific Data Management support &
recommendations to data owners? (or to running / upcoming
…facilitate aggregation, interlinking and mapping to foster
innovation and support decision making?
…organise DG-specific workshops on domain-specific big
data opportunities & challenges?
…incubate your domain-specific big data initiative or case
feel free to contact us
Nikos Manouselis, Agro-Know
Valeria Pesce, FAO/GFAR