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The World Food Programme (WFP) , the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world’s largest humanitarian organization promotes food security and addresses hunger, providing food assistance on average to 80 million people in 75 countries each year. …

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GODAN has been featured on the Planet Earth Institute‘s blog as an organisation spotlight . The Planet Earth Institute (PEI) is an international NGO and charity working for the scientific independence of Africa. The spotlight piece looks at GODAN, the …

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source: GFIA 15 A roundtable session on open data in agriculture was recently held during recent Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) 2015, held in Abu Dhabi. The roundtable session, convened by the CGIAR, looked at the current open …

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On Open Data Day (Saturday 21 February) people around the world used open public data to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses and encouraged the adoption open data policies by the world’s local, regional and national governments. In the lead up …

Brussels Briefing “Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries?” Read more »

GODAN is focused on building high-level policy, and public and private institutional support for open data. It encourages collaboration and cooperation among existing agriculture and open data activities and brings together stakeholders to solve long-standing global problems like food and nutritional …

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I was asked to provide a short talk at the start of the Future Food Hackathon that kicked off in Wageningen, NL today, linked to the Global Open Data on Agriculture and Nutrition workshop taking place over the next few …

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(A US Department of Agriculture inspector examines a shipment of imported frozen meat in New Orleans in 2013. Photo by Anson Eaglin) One of the biggest challenges associated with the rapid urbanisation of the world’s population is working out how …

From field to market to kitchen: smarter food for smarter cities Read more »

At the 2012 G-8 Summit leaders committed to a ‘New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition ‘, and as part of the follow up to the US G8 presidency in April this year the World Bank hosted the ‘G8 Conference …

Reflections on developing a global sectoral open data initiative: agriculture and nutrition Read more »