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.
DEFRA announces major release of UK datasets on agriculture and food - Today the Secretary of State announces the unprecedented release of at least 8,000 UK datasets across the agriculture and food sectors, putting Britain at the front of the open data revolution and helping the food and farming sectors to realise their true economic potential. DEFRA holds millions of data files worth billions of pounds […]
GODAN AT IODC 2015 - GODAN had a significant presence at the recent 3rd International Open Data Conference (IODC) in Ottawa (May 28-29), when a real buzz was generated around discussion of current developments in open data in the agriculture and nutrition sectors. The event promoted lively Twitter activity and we were delighted at the interest generated in using open […]
IODC Partner Meet-up and Action Track - Our partner meeting on May 27 was a great opportunity to share news of how GODAN is developing as an initiative. USDA’s Jaime Adams gave an overview of GODAN to the Secretariat and partners and the ODI’s Liz Carolan and Fiona Smith, provided the participants with a sneak preview of the discussion paper. (more…)
Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition debate at IODC 2015 - Freelance journalist Flavie Halais provides in-depth coverage of the Agriculture and Nutrition debate at IODC 7 challenges the agriculture sector must address to unleash the data revolution Her review of the discussion, published by Devex, includes quotes from GODAN partners on key issues about data ownership and collection, as well as an exploration of the […]
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 […]