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As we promised already from beginning  Maps became finally integrated part of our SmartAfriHub. What you can see is a powerful Map client, based on HSLayers NG technology.  But this is the only a visible part of all solution. Together with two other components Catalogue Open Micka and Backend publishing and data management system Layman it together forms a very powerful system, which...

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Inspire Hackathon Kampala in Uganda has gathered a total of 200 registered hackers. Despite the unexpected barriers that COVID-19 formed, the interest of African agriculture researchers, practitioners and stakeholders was prominent.   The hackers represent 38 countries world wide:  Africa continent 77 %, Europe 12 % and other countries 11 %.    The hackers’...

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Dear friends, in relation to the discussion, which is described in one from the previous blog https://www.smartafrihub.com/home/-/blogs/massive-agriculture-data-collection- I make a little Google search and I recognise some interesting presentation, which can help us. See  https://www.uneca.org/sites/default/files/PublicationFiles/geoinformation_socio_economic_dev-en.pdf and...

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As part of the Research Data Alliance's (RDA)/ Agricultural Data Interest Group's (IGAD) ongoing webinar series, aimed to keep up with cutting edge developments in agricultural data, and encourage the free flow of ideas, the next webinar is set to take place on Thursday, April 16 at 11:00CEST. The webinar will focus on “Intelligent Plant Data Linkage: A View from History,...

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Wikipedia defines a Science Shop as s a facility, often attached to a specific department of a university or an NGO, that provides independent participatory research support in response to concerns experienced by civil society. It's a demand-driven and bottom-up approach to research. In this classical definition, it is expected, that Science Shops are managed and operated by both permanent...

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This book https://www.researchgate.net/publication/255717111_Plan4all_Project_Interoperability_for_Spatial_Planning, is the output of Plan4all project, which leads to the establishing of Plan4all https://www.plan4all.eu/about/,  one from the organisation behind SmartAfriHub and also the main organiser of INSPIRE Hackathons. This book is also describing one period of defining European...

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Last week, the webinar on Assessing phenological events in agriculture based on Copernicus data was interrupted due to overloaded webinar platform. Fortunately, our presenters are very kind to repeat this webinar for you on Thursday and you are cordially invited!   DURING THIS FREE WEBINAR YOU WILL LEARN: Phenology in agriculture Phenology relevant data (RS/Copernicus data, other...

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We want to create original content, explore, and eventually find answers to the following fundamental questions:   When to plant?  What to plant? Where to sell?  However, the lack of data is apparent. It's the first problem to solve. To that end the challenge 2 team decided to launch a MASSIVE DATA COLLECTION ACTION.  Please,  share the data files that...

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In case you missed webinar dedicated to Improving interoperability between methods for sharing in-situ & citizen-sourced data by Valantis Tsiakos (ICCS, WeObserve), Joan Maso (CREAF) and Michal Kepka (UWB), we offer you an excellent opportunity to replay this webiar!  

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This team aims to demonstrate several options for meteorological data exploitation for the needs of African farmers. During previous INSPIRE Hackathons, we worked on an Agroclimatic map of a selected region, on a tool alerting farmers about forecasted severe weather conditions or on a Climatic Services for Africa. Within the challenge for Kampala INSPIRE Hackathon there is an idea of how to...

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Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH) are multi-actor ecosystems that support farming communities in their digital transformation by providing a broad variety of services from a one-stop shop. I line with this goal, a WhatsApp meeting was held on the 1st of April, 2020, to address some of the challenges and opportunities in the uptake of digital technologies by farmers in Africa. The guiding questions...

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On Thursday there will be a webinar focused on Improving interoperability between methods for sharing in-situ & citizen-sourced data  and you are cordially invited! DURING THIS FREE WEBINAR YOU WILL LEARN: Approaches for modelling citizen-science data through the OGC SensorThings API Representation and visualisation of resources in the context of existing applications SensLog...

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Did you miss a livestream of the webinar on Open Land Use dataset: description, creation and usage by Dmitri Kozukh (Plan4all) and Sofia Peleli (Hellenic Mediterranean University), hosted by Bente Lilja Bye? No worries, you can replay a recording of this webinar! All presentations are coming soon!  

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On Wednesday, there will be another webinar focused on Deep Learning for Weather Forecast this time and you are cordially invited! DURING THIS FREE WEBINAR YOU WILL LEARN: Description of the data and preprocessing pipeline. Description of the used methodology and frameworks. Introduction to the challenge deep learning for weather forecasting   What: The weather is a...

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On Wednesday, there will be a webinar on Assesing phenological events in agriculture based on Copernicus data and you are cordially invited! DURING THIS FREE WEBINAR YOU WILL LEARN: Phenology in agriculture Phenology relevant data (RS/Copernicus data, other sources of data): definition and availability. Radar and optical data New data analysis methods such as deep learning algorithms...

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Please give your opinion on the poll. It will give a guidance to the mentors of the challenge 2 to organize the on-demand workshops.  The workshops are carried out virtually  in April and May.

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Several important questions have been raised regarding the process and features of hackathon. I've asked Karel Charvat - the godfather of the Inspire Hackathons -  to provide his responses. He has a long experience on different kinds of hackathons and he has been the key person to lay the principles and values of the Inspire Hackathon movement.    1.      ...

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Did you miss a livestream of the webinar on Cataloging citizens’ observatories data and results by Valantis Tsiakos (ICCS), Koushik Panda (DEIMOS), Georgiana Beres (Datopian) and Karel Charvát (Plan4all), hosted by Bente Lilja Bye? No worries, we have a recording for you! All presentations are coming soon!  

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Today, there was a webinar dedicated to SmartAfriHub and revealing its resources. The web-, social media- and communication expert Petr Uhlir and the admin of the SmartAfriHub gives an overview of the SmartAfriHub. Why is SmartAfriHub useful in Africa to boost community building and digital transformation?  Petr  led you on a tour into the platform.  Then Jiri Kvapil...

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  With the increase of big data in smart farming, it is more essential than ever to focus on the ethical and legal aspects of data governance (access, control, consent) and practices. This will provide valuable insights into how data is being collected and used, and for what purposes, how to bridge the digital divide, and how to create transparency in order to build trust between...

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