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ibli ILRI using satellite imagery to protect and insure livestock in East Africa - The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), based in Kenya and Ethiopia, has created an innovative insurance product to protect livestock keepers from drought related asset losses insurance, as part of a coping and adaptation strategy. According to the research institute, ILRI has been working on making a commercially viable product, in response to and informed […]
field2 GODAN seeks consultant for open data, data ownership and data governance report - GODAN is seeking a consultant to be the coordinating author of a 10 – 20 page think-piece report exploring issues of open data, data ownership and data governance in the context of agriculture and nutrition. (more…)
esoko Esoko provides tech solution to collect and share market prices via SMS - Ghana-based GODAN partner Esoko has illustrated how mobile phones can be used to allow farmers and buyers to receive open data information for more fair pricing and improved access to markets, based on customer feedback. Seeing that prices were being collected on a national scale but that the rural farmers who needed them didn’t have […]
rdapic GODAN at Research Data Alliance (RDA) 7th Plenary from 28 Feb to 3 March - For the first time GODAN will be officially be present at RDA in collaboration with the Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD) and Tokyo University. At the official plenary from March 1-3, GODAN and  IGAD will have a session on advocacy for open research data and on inter-operability activities by GODAN partners. The main goals […]
clipboard Call for input: agricultural investments data survey - Do you create, collect, use or need information about funding for agriculture and nutrition projects? If so, a new study of the data landscape for agriculture and nutrition funding wants to hear from you. (more…)
acts GODAN featured in The African Technopolitan - GODAN has been featured in the latest issue of The African Technopolitan Magazine, a publication run by the African Centre for Technological Studies (ACTS) in Nairobi, Kenya. GODAN Aims to Fill Critical Knowledge Gaps for SDG #2 – The African Technopolitan, January 2016 Click here to access the full PDF of the The African Technopolitan […]
inceptionreport222 GODAN releases approved Inception Report - Following the recent 2016 Donor Steering Committee meeting held in January 2016 between the GODAN Secretariat and donors including CTA, CGIAR and the USDA, the Secretariat’s Inception report has been approved and is now released. Please click on the links below to read all aspects of the report. (more…)
rwandaagri Government of Rwanda joins GODAN network - GODAN is proud to announce a new partnership with The Government of Rwanda’s Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources. The Ministry’s vision to modernise agriculture and livestock to achieve food security is complimented by the country’s government current preparation of a draft national open data policy. The focus of the Ministry, according its website, is “to initiate, […]
tuftsinddex GODAN celebrates new milestone with over 200 partners - GODAN is pleased to announce several recent partnerships that has increased its partnership network to over 200 members. New partners include Netherlands-based Public Impact, SabiHub from Nigeria and Tufts University’s – INDDEX Project in the US. (more…)
hacko Francophone open data camp organized by GODAN partners - #HackFrancophonie is a new upcoming open data camp led by French-speaking countries such as France and Burkina Faso. The event is organized by GODAN partners Burkina Faso Open Data Initiative (BODI) and the World Bank, and includes the Open Data Etalab Burkina Faso, IFC Media and the Open Government Partnership. The event will take place at […]