The prevalence of “Internet of Things” (IoT) technologies in agriculture over recent years has inevitably led to an increase of farm data collection, with ag-tech companies vying to service customers, and by extension harvest the accompanying data. Development of increasingly...Read more
Effective management of diabetes, a chronic metabolic non-communicative disease, is a worldwide public health priority. According to 2019 OECD health figures, over 425 million people are currently living with the condition across the globe, with the majority in low and...Read more
Join the Working Group on Food Poverty to connect with other organisations and stakeholders working in the area and join the debate. Hidden hunger is a growing issue in developed economies. According to UK food policy charity Sustain, an estimated...Read more
This two-part newly published report from the African Development Bank (ADB), on the policy aspects of stregthening food systems in response to COVID19, will probably be of interest to many within our networks. GODAN Deputy Executive Director Eliane Ubalijoro sat...Read more
A study completed in 2020 has confirmed the value of GODAN’s contribution to increasing living standards for smallholder farmers in developing countries. The evidence generated through data collected from more than 400 GODAN partners delivered impressive results, despite the detrimental...Read more
At the beginning of 2020, the GODAN Secretariat reaffirmed its commitment to the promises made in 2017 as part of the Nairobi Declaration. Formulated by the South-South Ministers of Agriculture attending the 2017 GODAN Nairobi Conference, the implementation of the...Read more
Dear Friends and Colleagues, As we approach the end of a year that has made us all consider questions of food security and nutrition in a new light, I would like to thank you for your continued support and collaboration...Read more
A core principle behind GODAN is that a solution to Zero Hunger lies within existing, but often unavailable, agriculture and nutrition data. Earth Observation data plays a key role in helping us find solutions for the overarching Zero Hunger aim,...Read more
GODAN has strengthened links with Nigeria during 2020, aware that the country plays a key role in improving access to and use of open data in agriculture. Along with Sonigitu Ekpe, the Scientific Director at the Ministry of International Development...Read more
GODAN conducted a virtual Workshop on the 11 December, 2020, to offer an opportunity to find out more about the Agricultural Data Codes of Conduct Toolkit ( ) and GODAN's work on Data Ethics. The Toolkit provides a guide...Read more