• Earth Observation contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    Netherlands Space Office (NSO) recently published a study on how Earth observation can contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to monitoring and progress reporting on the SDGs. Seventeen Sustainable Development Goals were spearheaded by the United Nations in September 2015, which range from ending poverty and hunger to

  • Successfull EDD side event on “Investing in Space for AgriFood”

    On 7th June 2017, Waterwatch Cooperative, the Social Equity Fund and the Representative of the European Commission in the Netherlands organised a workshop on “Investing in Space for AgriFood” at the premises of the European Commission office in The Hague (Europe House). This event was a side event in the

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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