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10 finalists selected for Geovation Camp

  The judging panel have now selected a short-list of 10 finalists who have been invited to develop their ideas further at Geovation Camp, held over the weekend of 4-6 March 2016 at Ordnance Surveyin Southampton. The finalists are…   Fix my river 

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Managing water better, sustainably – where data meets policy

In this blog we have been discussing the latest Geovation Challenge: ‘How can we better manage water in Britain, sustainably?’ Today it is the turn of one of our partners, the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to

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Using Data as a policy maker – Part 1

This is the first in a series of posts about an event: Using Data as a policy maker, which was held in Winchester, in November 2015. Using data for policy – Aha! Wearing my ‘Open Data Aha!‘ hat*, I teamed

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AgriHack open data prize winners: MobiElectro!

Congratulations to Mpfumeri Errence Baloyi and Solly Sifiso Cossa – Pretoria, South Africa – from MobiElectro, the winner of the Best Use of Open Data category in the Durban AgriHack Challenge! The GODAN prize provides MobiElectro with 3000 euros cash and 2000 euros

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Opendata masterclasses – dive into the Geovation Water Challenge!

This week we launched our 9th Geovation Challenge ‘How can we better manage water in Britain, sustainably?’ In support of the Water Challenge, we’re announcing a further series of our popular free opendata masterclasses, with six dates throughout Britain. During the

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Opendata masterclasses – dive into the Geovation Water Challenge!

This week we launched our 9th Geovation Challenge ‘How can we better manage water in Britain, sustainably?’ In support of the Water Challenge, we’re announcing a further series of our popular free opendata masterclasses, with six dates throughout Britain. During the

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Geovation Water Challenge: Funding innovation that improves our relationship with water

Today, we are excited to launch Ordnance Survey’s ninth Geovation Challenge; this time focussed on our relationship with water and finding solutions to the Challenge question ‘How can we better manage water in Britain, sustainably?’ As previously, this Geovation Challenge

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Climate Smart Agriculture and Open Data at COP21

Partners of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) initiative call for political leaders at COP21 to make the most obvious data open; “farmers need weather data in order to adapt to climate change”. Climate Change and Agriculture

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Open data & Climate change – Agriculture trends for COP21

Partners of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) initiative call for political leaders at COP21 to make the most obvious data open; “farmers need weather data in order to adapt to climate change.”   What is the

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Open Data Masterclasses – dive into the Water Challenge!

  Next week will see the launch of the 9th Geovation Challenge “How can we better manage water in Britain, sustainably?” so keep a close eye here on the blog for further news! In support of the Water Challenge, we’re

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