Progress in implementing the CGIAR’s policy on open access and open data

31 August, 2015 by (comments)

Five of the 13 proposals submitted by CGIAR centers for phase II of the CGIAR’s Research Programs (CRP) mention and clearly include the subject of open access and open data as a priority, which means the issue is hot and current. Specialists in managing knowledge, databases, statistics, and data from the International Potato Center (CIP), International Maize and WheatRead More …

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How does collective intelligence address climate change?

31 August, 2015 by (comments)

The Climate CoLab community, led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, seeks to harness the collective intelligence of people all over the world in putting together proposals that tackle the challenge of climate change. Inspired by developments such as Wikipedia and Linux, MIT created the crowdsourcing platform, where citizens work with experts and with each other toRead More …

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