Launch of GODAN discussion paper

GODAN and the Open Data Institute launch open data discussion paper at 3rd International Open Data Conference

Today GODAN and the Open Data Institute launch new research showing how open data is helping solve a wide range of problems in agriculture and nutrition. ‘How can we improve agriculture, food and nutrition with open data?

See the report. See the response.

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GODAN at the 3rd International Open Data Conference

Date: Thursday, May 28, 1:30-3:30pm
Location: Room 203 at the Shaw Centre
Conference website: http://opendatacon.org/

All partners and delegates are welcome to attend our Data + Agriculture session where we will discuss the growing use of open data in agriculture, particularly in the developing world.

Social media tags: #IODC15 #GODAN #opendata #agriculture

GODAN Partners Pre-Meeting

Date: Wednesday, May 27, 3-5pm
Location: Room 203 at the Shaw Centre

Register for the Partners Pre-Meeting here.

GODAN is organizing a pre-meeting event for Global Open Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) partners and prospective partners. You are invited to attend and get the chance to meet your peers from all over the world who work with open data in agriculture and nutrition. This informal session allows you to meet the GODAN staff who will provide you with information on the development of the GODAN partners’ network. We will close the session with a drinks reception.

Provisional Agenda:

  • Follow up on January Partner Meeting
  • Partner engagement and how to speak on behalf of GODAN
  • Presentation of our Theory of Change
  • GODAN White Paper introduction
  • Identifying Specific Problem Statements related to the 5 key pillars of the GODAN Statement of Purpose:
    • Advocating for a focus on Agriculture & Nutrition
    • Releasing common datasets
    • Increasing awareness
    • Promoting collaborations
    • Advocating for programmes that enable use especially by the poor
  • Reception 5-6:30pm

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How can we improve agriculture, food and nutrition with open data? Read new discussion paper