We need to stop thinking about data merely in terms of specific questions we want to answer, and instead think in terms of the data-driven capabilities we want to build.
Starting from machine-readable structured data, available on the different CGIAR center repositories with an open licence, and achieving FAIRness at the metadata level is only the first step towards the grander picture of deriving bigger, actionable knowledge and value from shared research data!
By using data mining for discovering the meaning (semantics) of data,
and expressing them as Semantic Web resources,
and reusing established specifications (e.g. W3C RDF) ...
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