During the meeting, NBS officials expressed Nigeria’s priorities as it partners with 50x2030. Specifically, they highlighted the importance of data use in the agriculture sector and identified as a primary need data use capacity building for data producers, policy makers and the media. They also...
A Partnership for Data-Smart Agriculture
THE 50x2030 INITIATIVE TO CLOSE THE AGRICULTURAL DATA GAP is a multi-partner program that seeks to bridge the global agricultural data gap by transforming country data systems in 50 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America by 2030. This unprecedented initiative focuses on improving country-level data by building strong nationally representative survey programs.
Recap and Resources: 50x2030 Seminar: Integrating Surveys and Satellites for Agricultural Monitoring in Smallholder Farming Systems
This inaugural seminar was based on the new 50x2030 working paper, Understanding the Requirements for Surveys to Support Satellite-Based Crop Type Mapping: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa, The paper examines experiences and recommendations for integration of survey and satellite imagery for maize...
Closing the agricultural data gap in 50 countries by 2030
Quality, accessible, timely and reliable disaggregated data will be needed to help with the measurement of progress and to ensure that no one is left behind. Such data is key to decision makingUN Resolution
“Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, 2015”