According to 2018 UN FAO statistics, women in Southern Africa make up 40% of the agribusiness workforce. Yet while they are responsible for growing over 70% of Africa’s food, they often have few rights over the land they tend. Additionally,...Read more
The adoption of digital technologies in agriculture has marked the start of a major transformation: Better services and products, innovations, enhanced decision making and increased profitability and productivity. But do all stakeholders in the agricultural sector have the same access...Read more
Aligning and mobilizing resources are becoming major hurdles to sustainably financing progress towards the SDGs. Growing uncertainty and risk threatens sustainable finance in the international development sector. As global challenges become more integrated, so responses become increasingly fragmented. Facing this...Read more
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), the UN, UK and US government supported initiative driving global efforts to tackle food security and to end world hunger by propagating open data polices in agriculture and nutrition across the world,...Read more
GODAN introduces a new initiative to drive global efforts in tackling food security by providing open data polices in agriculture and nutrition. GODAN has announced an MoU with the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) to extend...Read more
GODAN is a proud partner of the Global Agripreneurs Summit, an international assembly of agrifood innovators who are currently meeting in Thessaloniki to share expertise and ideas, in a bid to anticipate future farming challenges and precipitate solutions. The event...Read more
For more information on the joint MoU signed between GODAN and the African Local Development Research Institute (LDRI) CLICK HERE . Established in Nairobi in 1975, with the support of UNECA and the African Union , the Regional Centre for...Read more
For more information on the joint MoU signed between GODAN and Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) CLICK HERE . The Local Development Research Institute (LDRI) is a not-profit action-oriented think tank whose work contributes to the...Read more
With over 44 million hectares of arable land, of which only 33 percent is cultivated, agriculture forms a sizeable portion of the Tanzanian economy. According to World Bank data, almost 70 percent of the poor population of the country live...Read more
Creating a map of a data ecosystem can help us to understand and explain where and how the use of data creates value. A data ecosystem map can help to identify the key data stewards and users, the relationships between...Read more