Karen Smyth – SEBI Deputy Director will represent LD4D at the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Convention in 19-22 September 2017. This activity emerged from the LD4D meeting in June 2017. A position paper on LD4D and its data related activities was prepared and will be presented to the Big Data in Agriculture Steering Committee for consideration. It is hoped that this will result in LD4D playing a prominent role in this community. More to follow!