• Waterwatch Solutions develops the Crop Disease Alert 2.0 in the SAP Run Live Truck

    The SAP Run Live Truck is a ‘Hackathon on wheels’. Based on a challenge and an idea to solve this, a team of dedicated SAP developers bring the idea within one week towards a viable solution. In the 2nd week of May 2017 the SAP Run Live Truck focused on the development of the 2.0 […]

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  • Waterwatch Cooperative at the third GODAN workshop

    Waterwatch Cooperative participated in the third GODAN workshop on “Creating Impacts with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition”, on 13-15 February 2017 in the Hague. Waterwatch Cooperative is a member of the network Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN). GODAN is a public-private partner network that supports the proactive open sharing of data in […]

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  • Waterwatch Solutions at the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture

    Waterwatch Solutions attended the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) Europe on 9-10 May in Utrecht at the Jaarbeurs Expo Centre. GFIA Global is the world’s largest showcase of sustainable agriculture innovations, held in Abu Dhabi every year since 2014. The GFIA team brought GFIA Europe to the Netherlands for the first time this May to […]

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  • Waterwatch Cooperative marks an important step towards partnering with China

    On Monday, 6th March 2017 Waterwatch Cooperative in collaboration with the Netherlands Space Office met with Chinese organizations in Beijing, China to create potential future partnerships in space applications. Waterwatch Cooperative aims to share its knowledge and know-how of creating space applications with China. China is a big agricultural market and there is a general […]

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  • Geospatial World Forum 2017

    This year, the 10th edition of Geospatial World Forum (GWF) was held in The Hyderabad International Convention Centre in Hyderabad, India on 23-25 January 2017 with the theme “Geospatial + Deep Learning: Shaping Smarter World”. The founder and chairman of WaterWatch Cooperative (WWC) Ad Bastiaansen attended to the forum as a speaker. The annual conference, […]

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  • Workshop "Space for Food Security"

    Workshop “Space for Food Security”

    Together with the Netherlands Space Office and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Waterwatch Cooperative organized on Thursday the 2nd of June 2016 the workshop “Space for Food Security“. This workshop was part of the conference “European Space Solutions 2016” which was held from 30th of May till the 3rd of June 2016 at the World […]

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  • Item about modern farmers RTL Z

    Drones, satellites and smart data become more and more indispensable instruments for modern farmers. Please have a look at this item on RTL Z.

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  • Interview with Ad Bastiaansen on New Business Radio

    For 20 years Ad Bastiaansen has been working for Tele Atlas, a pioneering company in the area of digital maps. Tele Atlas was sold for 3 billion Euro to TomTom. At present Ad is chairman of the Waterwatch Cooperative. In this company he is not digitalizing roads but plants. The Waterwatch Cooperative is gathering data […]

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  • Free accessible satellite data for agricultural land and water monitoring

    The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has released a request for proposals to invite consortia to provide satellite data for agricultural land and water monitoring in near real time. The data will be made freely accessible by FAO and covers the whole African continent and the Arabian Peninsula. A wide range […]

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  • Waterwatch Cooperative

    Waterwatch Foundation awarded with ANBI status

    Waterwatch Foundation, the not-for-profit unit of Waterwatch Cooperative, has been awarded with the ANBI status. The ANBI status is a Dutch term for Institution for General Benefit, which means that gifts from private donators to the Foundation can be deducted against income tax. Donations to Waterwatch Foundation benefit the development of the Global Vegetation Databse. […]

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