• 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 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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  • 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’s response to research on how to assess agricultural water productivity

    Recently, a research paper has been published on: ‘How to assess agricultural water productivity? Looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature’. We would like to response to this paper. The summary of the paper: Given population and income growth, it is widely expected that the agricultural sector will have to expand the […]

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  • Waterwatch Cooperative takes part in workshop ‘Creating Impact with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition’

    Creating Impact with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition The Waterwatch Cooperative will be part of the International Workshop hosted by the Government of the Netherlands 19/20 January 2015. The terms Open Data and Big Data refer to the data revolution: rapid waves of digitization and digital connectedness causing a transformation from information scarcity to […]

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  • Launch of new logo Waterwatch Cooperative

    The Waterwatch Cooperative has a new, more modern logo, made by a designer who won a competition we started online. In the new branding, water and agriculture are balanced, which symbolizes the intertwining between both sectors.  The use of water and finding fertile land will be in competition in the future if we don’t do […]

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  • Waterwatch Foundation in Dutch sustainability magazine P+

    P+, a noted Dutch magazine about People, Planet and Profit, had an interview with Ad Bastiaansen, chairman of The Waterwatch Foundation. The article was published in the December 2014 edition. In the interview, Ad Bastiaansen tells about his history and experience in digital map databases. Furthermore, he explains the working of the Global Vegetation Database […]

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