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A Pilot Implementation of A Remote IoT Sensor For Aquaponics System Datasets Acquisition
fish farmingIoTLacuna Fund
An internet of things labelled dataset for aquaponics fish pond water quality monitoring system
fish farmingInternet of thingsIoT
Innovations in Agricultural Insurance: Lessons Learnt About Managing Smallholder Farmer Risks
AgricultureAgriculture insuranceLacuna Fund
Climate-smart crop insurance to promote adoption of stress-tolerant seeds: Midterm findings from a cluster randomized trial
AgricultureAgriculture insuranceClimate Action
A new model for inclusive seed delivery: Lessons from a pilot study in Kenya: Leveraging champion farmers’ entrepreneurial know-how to reach the last mile
AgricultureLacuna Fund
Eyes on the ground: Using smartphone images and machine learning for crop monitoring​
AgricultureCrop monitoringMachine Learning
Improving resilience of smallholder farmers through Climate Smart Crop Insurance and Stress tolerant varieties​
AgricultureLacuna FundSmall holder farmer
SeeItGrow: Impacts of picture-based versus weather index insurance for smallholder farmers in Kenya​
AgricultureLacuna FundSmall holder farmer
How to use Planet-Box-Extractor API to create bounding boxes for your CV models
Data modeldatasetLacuna Fund
Livestock movement informs the risk of disease spread in traditional production systems in East Africa
AgricultureLacuna Fundlivestock disease
Helmets Labelling Crops – An innovative citizen-science enabled approach filling training data gaps leveraging AI to accelerate ML4EO applications
AgriculturedatasetLacuna Fund
CropHarvest: a global satellite dataset for crop type classification
Agriculturecrop classificationdataset