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Guardian features GODAN’s work on open data to combat global food shortage

Today the Guardian publishes an in-depth feature on the importance of open data in achieving food security and its vital role in helping to combat hunger in an era of population growth. Use cases from the GODAN/ODI discussion paper ‘how can

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Four key issues to tackle at the Africa Open Data Conference

By: Chris Addison, Tim Davies, Ana Brandusescu and Ben Schaap Next week will see the first continent-wide Africa Open Data Conference: bringing together governments, technologists and innovators from across the continent and beyond to explore the promise and reality of

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GODAN Partner Meeting at AODC

The meeting will bring GODAN partners together for meetings and discussions that foment independent or Secretariat-facilitated partnerships going forward, and provide engagement with high-level GODAN goals. All are welcome to this annual meeting about public and private sector  use of

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Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) to be GODAN partner

Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) aims to unite people to combat hunger and malnutrition worldwide. SUN engages with governments, civil society, the United Nations, donors, businesses and researchers in a collective effort to improve nutrition by implementing programmes with nutritional goals

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ODI cooks up new focus on agriculture and nutrition

With over 7 billion mouths to feed and a food retail industry worth $4 trillion a year, we are exploring how open data can make our global food system more efficient, from farm to fork Up-to-date information and insights are

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Taking stock of challenges for global open data in agriculture and nutrition

As the open data revolution in agriculture and nutrition gathers pace, discussions are emerging about some of the ethical issues involved in equitable sharing and use of data, particularly as increasing amounts of data are now generated by or for

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Senseye is new GODAN partner

Senseye is the latest new partner to join the growing GODAN network.  Senseye aims to work with smaller businesses to exploit the Internet of Things revolution to deliver an affordable and easy to use Internet of Assets™ predictive analytics platform.

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Open Institute becomes GODAN partner

Open Institute is a think-do tank that works with governments and civil society organizations on open government, promoting transparency, accountability and multi-stakeholder participation in governance as key characteristics of an open government. Their work aims to institutionalize at both national

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Rezatec is GODAN’s latest partner

Rezatec helps businesses map their land-based assets using complex information from Earth Observation (EO) and other data from a wide range of sources, including satellite images, to provide mapping, measuring and monitoring support.  Located in the Harwell Space Cluster in

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GODAN joins new Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

GODAN joins the partnership as an early champion along with over 20 governments, businesses and non-governmental organizations including the World Bank, Hewlett Foundation, WEF, ONE, the US, Kenyan and Mexican Governments. This high level initiative aims to harness the Data

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