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Friday, October 18 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Plenary 2: Data science showcase II

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This plenary will showcase agricultural data science applications from CGIAR researchers and discuss how best their work can be supported by the Platform and partners.

Pre-harvest loss estimation using satellite remote sensing images calibrated with drone data in Tanzania
Soonho Kim, IFPRI
  • Categories: Classification, Regression, Model selection
  • Algorithms: Random forest, Neural network, Support vector machine 
  • Frameworks: Torch/PyTorch 

Computational approaches for improving acute malnutrition treatment in sub-Saharan Africa
Lillian Peterson, Los Alamos High School
  • Category: Regression
  • Algorithm: Random forest
  • Framework: scikit-learn

AI-enabled pest and disease forecasting 
Julian Ramirez-Villegas, CIAT
  • Categories: Classification, Regression
  • Algorithms: Random forest, logistic mixed-effects regression model

Poverty and climate in Africa south of the Sahara
Carlo Azzarri, IFPRI
  • Category: Regression
  • Algorithm: Econometrics

Mapping a suitable niche for cultivating cactus as an integrated crop in dryland farming
Chandrashekhar Biradar, ICARDA
  • Categories: Classification, Clustering
  • Algorithms: Random forest, AHP
  • Framework: Tensor Flow 

Monitoring cropland using Machine learning algorithms
Murali Gumma, ICRISAT

Application of IoT ecosystems in agriculture
Himanshu Pathak, IFPRI
  • Categories: Classification, Clustering
  • Algorithms: Deep learning, Image recognition
  • Framework: Tensor Flow

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Jawoo Koo

Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI

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Soonho Kim

Senior Data Manager, IFPRI
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Lillian Peterson

Student, Los Alamos High School
Lillian Petersen uses big data to investigate climate, agriculture, malnutrition, and poverty in developing countries. She specializes in remote monitoring as an early warning tool. In her talk, she will focus on her work to predict crop harvests in every country in Africa. Lillian... Read More →
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Julian Ramirez

Climate Impacts Scientist, Bioversity-CIAT Alliance
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Carlo Azzarri

Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
Carlo Azzarri is a core member of the HarvestChoice team. Prior to joining IFPRI, Carlo was a team member of the Living Standard Measurements Study (LSMS) of the research group (poverty and inequality) at the World Bank. He was also a member of the Rural Income Generating Activities... Read More →
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Chandrashekhar Biradar

Country Director and Chief of Party, CIFOR-ICRAF
Currently,  Country Director -India, and Chief of Party, CIFOR-ICRAF, Asia Continental Program, the Centre for International Forestry Research and the World Agroforestry Center.  Dr. Biradar is a landscape ecologist with broad experience in executing agroecosystem research and outreach... Read More →
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Murali Gumma

Head – Remote Sensing / GIS Lab, ISD, ICRISAT
Murali Gumma leads the RS-GIS unit, and conducts research in spatial aspects of agricultural research providing spatial dimension to almost all the components of agriculture. Prior to this he was a Remote Sensing Specialist and Post-doctoral fellow at IRRI. Before that he was a project... Read More →
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Himanshu Pathak

Research Analyst, International Food Policy Research Institute

Friday October 18, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am GMT+05
Plenary 2 (Auditorium) ICRISAT-HQ