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New White Paper – Benchmarking and Performance Indicator Monitoring Tools

DEMETER aims to lead the Digital Transformation of the European Agrifood sector based on the rapid adoption of advanced technologies, such as Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Decision Support (DSS), Benchmarking, Earth Observation, etc., to increase performance in multiple aspects of farming operations, as well as to ensure the long-term viability and sustainability...
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DEMETER participates at COP26 on Science and Innovation Day

Introduction On the 9th of November, DEMETER was excited to participate in COP26 with a one-day exhibition stand in the Green Zone. COP26 is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference with the aim of bringing parties together to accelerate towards climate change action. The Green Zone at COP26 is where the public, civil society,...
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DEMETER presented at IEEE 5G and Blockchain Summit

At the IEEE 5G & Blockchain Summit in 2021, Srdjan Krco from DunavNET and Brana Rakic from Origin Trail discuss how blockchain technology and decentralized knowledge graphs are being implemented in DEMETER from farm to fork, across the supply chain. The full presentation is available: From farm to fork, DEMETER style from H2020 DEMETER  
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DEMETER to present at IoT Week 2021

The 10th edition of the IoT Week conference will be held from August 30th to September 3rd 2021 in a virtual format. The key theme of this online edition is defining the Next Generation IoT for a Sustainable Future. The IoT Week 2021 Program covers 12 main topics, featuring over 40 sessions. During 5 days,...
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New White Paper: Decision Support, Benchmarking and Performance Indicator Monitoring Tools

To enable the achievement of the DEMETER objectives, and to promote the targeted technological, business, adoption and socio-economic impacts, DEMETER is designing and developing a targeted decision support system (DSS) enabling the delivery of tailored advisory services to the agricultural sector. This DSS combines the data analytics from WP2 (Work Package 2 – Data and...
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Farmer Perspectives on Data 2021 – Report

Trust in Food, Farm Journal and The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) have produced a report ‘Farmer Perspectives on Data 2021’ which details actionable insights to empower businesses and farmers to scale farm-level production data activities. The lack of a robust, integrated data ecosystem that starts on the farm presents a major challenge for efforts to increase...
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Smart Agriculture, Agriculture 4.0: the Digital Transformation of the agricultural sector

Project partners, Engineering, have published a white paper on Smart Agriculture, Agriculture 4.0: the Digital Transformation of the agricultural sector and highlighted DEMETER as a use case which aims to drive the digitisation of agriculture in Europe, fostering scientific excellence, a competitive industry and providing answers to the challenges facing society. Food, land, water, the...
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‘The incentives and barriers to farmers’ adoption of digital technologies’

Ambra Raggi, Policy Officer at World Farmers’ Organisation[1] Farmers are called to feed the world while immense pressures weigh on them: a growing world population, the fight against climate change, the urbanization and the loss of agricultural soils are just some of the challenges farmers face. The recent outbreak of COVID-19 adds additional pressure on...
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DEMETER presents at AgriTech 4.0 conference

DEMETER participated in the AgriTech 4.0 virtual conference which took place on January 29th and February 19th. The conference explored the wide range of opportunities available through programmes, development, support, and investment opportunities, and examined how new and changing technologies will influence the agriculture environment over the next 25 years, providing sustainable food solutions. DEMETER...
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A Knowledge Graph for the Agri-Food Sector

Our colleague Raul Palma from the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC) has written a blog post for Metaphacts explaining how Knowledge Graph technology can address data integration challenges in the agri food sector, showcasing it through a few use cases. He describes how he leveraged metaphactory to build a domain-specific application – FOODIE – that...