How can data and technology help the LGU in securing enough food supply for its community
Sector : Agriculture
Thematic : Rule of Law
Theme : How can data and technology help the LGU in securing enough food supply for its community
The agriculture sector is considered to be the backbone of the country’s economy. It might not be the only source of sustenance, but it is still essential to the economic growth of our country. As the sector continuously strives to meet the demands of the world, there are alarming factors challenging its productivity, especially its ability to uphold standards in the food sufficiency level of various food commodities.
Therefore, in order to sustain food sufficiency, Butuan City plans to leverage data science and analytics by putting up a central information hub. With this, participants from hackathons and open data challenge can contribute in developing data-driven policies meant to solve the city’s problems on food sufficiency by harnessing valuable insights from the city’s datasets.
- Solicit ideas and formulate solutions using data and technology to help resolve local challenges faced today by Butuan City
- Filipino Citizen residing in the Philippines
- Educational Attainment - At least senior high school students/ graduates
- Professionals, Senior High School, College, and Post-graduate students
- Technical, Non-technical Individuals
- Teams / Groups / Schools, Universities, Colleges
- SPARTA existing learners / students are encouraged to join
- User Registration. Register by signing up and creating an account in the SPARTA portal. Simply fill-out all the required fields. Please note that registration should be done only once per participant in the portal system. This will grant you your unique user account you can use to either join or create a team.
- To join a challenge, you will be required to either create a team with 1-5 members or join any existing team.
- Join and submit your entry under your chosen challenges. Please be reminded that strictly, users can join only ONE team, but that team can join MULTIPLE challenges and it requires a team to join challenges.
- Qualifying Phase
- Pre-finals Phase
- Finals Phase
- Innovativeness. Submitted output has highly used innovative techniques and strategies.
- Relevance. Submitted output is relevant to LGU’s challenge requirements and has high usability within its region.
- Practicality. Submitted output has shown practical use of data and technology.
- Replicability. Submitted output has a high chance of replicability for LGU’s future use and improvement.
- Methodical. Submitted output highly demonstrated use of frameworks and/or methodologies.
Rules & Mechanics
- Any individual that falls under the qualification criteria is eligible to join the challenge.
- A team should be no less than 1 and no more than 5 members.
- Users can join only ONE team, but that team can join MULTIPLE challenges.
- To join a challenge, it is required to either create or join a team.
- Any violation of terms and conditions, event policies and code of conduct will result in disqualification of submitted entries.
- Any breach of data ethics standards and/or data privacy, security and confidentiality will result in disqualification of submitted entries.
- For SPARTA learners, you may opt to use your entries up to pitch stage as capstone projects for SPARTA MOOCs. Please coordinate with Coursebank for steps, process and procedures of availment.
- Data Journalism
- Research paper
- Predictive model
- Software application
- Visual storytelling
- Rule of Law
- Business and Civil Society
- Regional Organizations
- Climate Change Resiliency
- Food and Security