Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) works to support global efforts to make agricultural and nutritionally relevant data available, accessible, and usable for application worldwide. See what is GODAN for more information.

climate+change_142619857 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.” (more…)
-gfia-logo-blog Open data for agricultural innovations at GFIA Africa - GODAN is excited to participate and present at the 3rd PAFO Continental Briefing and the Open Technology Forum at the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture – GFIA Africa.   3rd PAFO Continental Briefing presentation The Briefing is organised by the Pan African Farmer’s Organisation (PAFO), the ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), and […]
agrihack-d2 - Copy CTA AgriHack in Durban - As one of GODAN’s components is innovation, we aim to explore opportunities and challenges that arise from using datasets and encourage youth to innovate. GODAN will sponsor the CTA AgriHack Durban Hackathon Challenge winners for the Best Use of Open Data category. (more…)
FullSizeRender Mobile putting data in people’s hands in Ghana - “It’s really powerful. It’s in people’s hands; it’s in people’s homes. How do we use it for the greater good?”. GODAN partner VOTO Mobile is a three-year old Ghana-based tech startup and social enterprise which helps businesses, governments, and NGOs use mobile technologies to gather information and feedback through interactive SMS or voice calls in local […]
76S7zo22 GODAN announces new partnership with SAGARPA, Government of Mexico - GODAN announces new partnership with SAGARPA, Government of Mexico The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) initiative has announced its new partnership with The Government of Mexico through SAGARPA – the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food. Mexico is the first Latin American country to become a member of GODAN, […]
RoseFunjaAgrinfo Juma Ngomuo explains the ‘Google for farmland’ in Tanzania - Tanzanian GODAN partner Agrinfo uses geodata to share farmland information and enable farmers to better manage their land. The organization does this, explains marketing director Jumo Ngomuo, by collecting the GPS locations of farms and assessing their ownership and area size, type of investment and expected outputs. (more…)
COP21_lr GODAN to attend COP21 climate change conference in Paris - The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) initiative has announced it is committed to attending the high-profile twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) climate change conference which will be held in Paris, France from the 30th of November until the 11th of December, 2015. (more…)
Field_of_corn Smart Agriculture and Smallholders: Issues in Using ICTs and Information - 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. (more…)
BFS-20151110-0793 Outcomes 2nd Workshop on Creating Impacts - Efficiency, sustainable and viable rural economy, and supportive governance are main impacts of open data in agriculture and nutrition On 10th and 11th of November, the Government of The Netherlands, Ministry of Economic Affairs hosted the 2nd International Workshop ‘Creating Impact with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition,’ which was well attended by about 75 […]
windmill-168917_640 Workshop: Creating Impact with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition, The Hague, 10-11 November - 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 2015 in The Hague, The Netherlands. This will give GODAN partners and others the opportunity […]