Webinars provide a cost effective means of reaching and engaging large, geographically-spread audiences and also very specific target groups. They give participants the opportunity to ask questions and receive live feedback during the scheduled webinar and the live recordings are then repurposed and re-delivered in the form of video, audio, slides and transcripts - available for anyone to view at a later date.
The first webinar organized by the GODAN Working Group on Capacity Development gave an overview of GODAN, its objectives and how people can get involved. The webinar also provided information on the purpose of the GODAN Working Group on Capacity Development and explained how to join and get involved in the activities.
The Agriculture Open Data Package (AgPack) provides a roadmap for governments to start publishing open data and suggests six policy areas where open data can support the agricultural sector. The AgPack contains 14 key data categories and 10 examples of open data in action. The speaker highlighted use cases from India, the Netherlands and Burkina Faso.
During the webinar the speakers outlined three GODAN Action focal areas: data standards and best practices (Standards), research for impact evaluation (Research), building capacity of open data users (Capacity Development).
Supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the GODAN Action project aims to enable effective uses of open data in tackling food security and nutrition challenges. The project will do this by building capacity of potential stakeholders to both understand the potential of open data in these two fields and to engage with it practically. The project is a response to the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) initiative: Open Data Research and Capacity-Building.
Let’s talk about some of the challenges of opening data. 1) Too expensive! 2) We don’t have the technical knowledge! 3) We don’t have the storage space! 4) We don’t have the time! GODAN works with many organizations in all sectors facing these challenges, but there’s one challenge that comes...Open
A Global Open Data for Agriculture (GODAN) partner report has highlighted the need for open access and open data at universities to help solve world hunger and malnutrition. The report, 'Open Access and Open Data at PUSH Universities' , was...Read more
The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN, Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) will be running a final Webinar on Farmers’ access to data ...Read more
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