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 »

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 »

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 »

Hungry? Then here are about 28,000 dining suggestions aimed at your need to feed, courtesy of the Chicago Data Portal, and standing by for your download at the Food Inspections link on the Portal’s home page – as of this …

Chicago Story, Part 1: The Restaurant Inspection Episode 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 …

2nd International Workshop Creating Impact with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition Read more »

Posted by Justice Wright, USDA Research, Education, and Economics mission area, on September 18, 2015 at 2:00 PM NPR’s “The Takeaway” program recently examined the “The Biggest Challenges Facing America and the World.” The episode included an interview with USDA …

Open Data: a Key to Feeding 9 Billion People by 2050 Read more »

At the inaugural Africa Open Data Conference (AODC), which took place in Dar es Salaam between 2nd – 5th September, GODAN brought partners and interested participants together for the first major opportunity to discuss open data for agriculture and nutrition …

Agriculture and Nutrition session at Africa Open Data Conference Read more »