June 28, 2017

The Need for Responsible Data Practices within Agriculture

Written by FHI 360

Could the increasing need for data be harmful to farmers and their communities? If so, how? What does it mean to be responsible in data collection?

Ana Maria Cuenca, Deputy Director in FHI 360’s Social and Economic Development Department – who presented at the ICTforAg 2017 Conference with independent technology consultant, Linda Raftree – talks about risks that are present throughout the data collection cycle and what’s needed to establish clear guidance on good data practices.

The ICTforAg Conference, gathered more than 300 global thought leaders and decision-makers from development organizations and the private sector to share promising new technologies for smallholder farmer communities.