Relevant data management support when you need it: The CIAT-CCAFS Data Management Support Pack

The data management teams of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) are continually thinking about how to support researchers throughout the research life cycle. They teamed up with Statistics for Sustainable Development (Stats4SD) to update the CCAFS Data Management Support Pack (DMSP). The original CCAFS DMSP had served researchers well for the last four years. However, the CCAFS and CIAT teams decided to work together to upgrade it to be more in line with the current open data and research data landscape, drawing on the work of other CGIAR initiatives like the Platform on Big Data in Agriculture.