Ajit Maru, Senior Knowledge Officer at the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) shares his recent experience at the International Conference on Intelligent Agriculture, held in Beijing in September, 2015.   Smart Agriculture While there may be many ways to …

Smart Agriculture and Smallholders: Issues in Using ICTs and Information Read more »

A guest post from Maurice McNaughton Maurice McNaughton is actively involved in the emerging open data movement in the Caribbean as a founding member of the Caribbean Open Institute (COI). The COI is a regional coalition of Caribbean organizations that engages …

Problem-Solving with Open Data: A Caribbean Perspective (Part 2) Read more »

Following the highly successful first GODAN workshop in January 2015 the Government of the Netherlands, Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the second international GODAN workshop on “Creating Impact with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition”. The workshop will take place 10-11 November …

Workshop: Creating Impact with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition, The Hague, 10-11 November Read more »

The Open Data Institute (ODI) has announced that the total value it has helped unlock to the open data ecosystem has exceeded £40m in the three years since it opened. This includes direct income, grants and competition funding, incubated ODI …

ODI: Over £40m* value unlocked worldwide Read more »

Laser data from the Environment Agency is to be used to pinpoint land suitable for growing high quality grapes

By: Tim Davies, Ana Brandusescu and Ben Schaap – Open Government, Agriculture and Nutrition Open Government Partnership governments spend more than $1.2 trillion a year on the agriculture sector. We all rely upon complex global supply chains of agricultural inputs …

Linking agriculture and nutrition to open data, open government and the Sustainable Development Goals Read more »

GODAN’s participation at the OGP Global Summit aims to link agriculture and nutrition to open data, open government and the sustainable development goals. Our Lightning Talk session, Open Government in Agriculture and Nutrition, on Wednesday, 28 October 13:40-14:15 will explore …

GODAN at the Open Government Partnership Global Summit Read more »

Good news for Open Access Week. GODAN partners CTA (Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation) and CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International) have completed migration of the CTA Virtual Resource Center, Anancy, to CGSpace. The platform which provides …

Agriculture research repository now offers open data metadata for all Read more »

This is a call to action to assist the GODAN partnership in identifying and filling critical data gaps in agriculture and nutrition required to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 2:  End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable …

GODAN Summit Challenge Read more »