Author: Mary Nakirya A Program Manager at Busoga Rural Open Source and Development Initiative an NGO in Uganda, A volunteer and organizar at Net Squared Uganda Network Passionate about Open data, rural development, Agriculture and Education using ICT as an enabler. Good at …

Does Open Data Work for Rural areas? The Case of Uganda Read more »

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), based in Kenya and Ethiopia, has created an innovative insurance product to protect livestock keepers from drought related asset losses insurance, as part of a coping and adaptation strategy. According to the research institute, …

ILRI using satellite imagery to protect and insure livestock in East Africa Read more »

Another big part of the food supply comes from ranches and farms that raise and slaughter various livestock. While ranching is sometimes bundled with agriculture, I discussed farming in Big Data in Agriculture, so we’ll focus on ranching this time …

Big data in ranching and animal husbandry Read more »

Contribute to our list of different types, sources and examples of data related to agriculture, and help us develop a better understanding of data in the sector We are exploring how open data can be used to improve agriculture and …

Help us find valuable data for agriculture Read more »

On 3 December we held an event focusing on the future of agriculture, in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Chaired by ODI Head of Research Dr Tom Heath, it gathered stakeholders in the sector to …

ODI Futures: How open innovation will transform agriculture Read more »