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 …

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Steve Sapienza Reporters from Nigeria’s leading media outlets were among the 55 professional journalists and 48 students who attended a unique journalism workshop on “Covering Land and Property Rights” held in Lagos on November 24 and 25. One journalist even …

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This article originally appeared on Insights, World Resources Institute. The open data movement—the idea that certain data should be freely available to everyone—can drive innovation, make government and corporate activities more transparent and improve decision-making about natural resources. Global Forest …

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On the night of the Budget (May 12) the data.gov.au team published data from entity Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS) in a machine readable csv format. Since then Budget 2015-16 dataset has been accessed 1,121 times. Selected data from budget papers is …

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