• 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 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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  • 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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    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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  • Ad Bastiaansen, Erik Jan van Vuuren, Jan Huitema

    The use of ICT in agriculture

    This month’s “Landbouwborrel” (Agriculture Drinks) in Brussels focused on the use of ICT in agriculture. Invited to speak were Ad Bastiaansen, founder of Waterwatch Cooperative and cofounder of Teleatlas, and Erik Jan van Vuuren, Azure lead at Microsoft. The Landbouwborrel is a monthly event in Brussels, organized by European Parliamentarian Jan Huitema, to bring together […]

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  • Waterwatch Cooperative launches animation on application of satellite data in agriculture

    Startup Waterwatch Cooperative explains in a 1.5 minutes lasting animation how they use satellite and weather data to inform farmers and other stakeholders on the status of their crops worldwide. The animation shows how more food can be harvested while farmers use less water and pesticides. A sustainable initiatve that contributes to feeding the growing […]

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  • Opening New World Campus

    Waterwatch at Successful Opening of New World Campus

    On the 29th of May, we celebrated the opening of the New World Campus. The official inauguration was held by The Hague city council member Ingrid van Engelshoven, who showed her enthusiasm on the innovative sustainable approach of the NWC. The NWC is located in a beautiful historic building in The Hague, The Netherlands. It […]

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