GIM Summit 2016: Food Security Workshop

During the GIM International Summit, participants approached location and time-related issues to explore the needs and demands, both within the geospatial sector and beyond. Other workshops:

Food Security: Outcomes

Food security, at all levels, means that actors have access to the right location information at the right time so that they can visualise, monitor and adapt food strategies, especially in the last mile. The cloud, the crowd and apps should all be used in the right way and in the right contexts.

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