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The aim of the Data Ethics ThinkTank , held on 14 October 2020, was to explore ideas for supporting EthicalGEO and the Benchmark Initiative to develop the Locus Charter: An international charter on the ethical use of location data. The...Read more
We are living in exceptional times. The global community has faced a turbulent and unusual year on many fronts, with the ongoing widespread effects of the COVID-19 pandemic taking their toll on health and global food security. World Food Day,...Read more
The global coronavirus pandemic is creating growing concern as it negatively impacts food supply chains in developing countries. Most governments are now aware of their countries’ weaknesses in planning efficient food distribution and providing nutrition to vulnerable populations. But GODAN...Read more
The Webinar GODAN Data Rights Advisor Foteini Zampati has been invited by the Delegation of the German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria (AHK Nigeria) to take part in a high-level panel Webinar on the societal and capacity development challenges of...Read more
Reports from the winning challenges to come out of the Kampala Inspire Hackathon have been published on the GODAN f1000 open publishing gateway. FIRST PLACE - Mapping and Predicting Desert Locust Invasion The best way to predict locust swarms is...Read more
Nearly 800 million people currently struggle with debilitating hunger, while malnutrition is becoming increasingly common. Worldwide, nearly one in every nine people are suffering hunger, with the majority being women, elderly people and children. Smallholders manage over 80 percent of...Read more
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) and The Haller Foundation joined forces in 2016 when the UK based charity released version one of the Haller Farmers App. Established in 2014, the Haller Farmers web app currently provides 30,000...Read more
Dr. Chris Baker from the New Bunswick University and Senior Data Scientist, and machine learning expert Dr. Brett Drury are conducting research on the adoption of AgriSemantics for food security. As part of this research they have developed a questionnaire...Read more
Today is UN World Environment Day 2020 and this year’s theme is biodiversity. Recent events, from forest fires across Brazil and Australia, to locust infestations in East Africa demonstrate the symbiosis of nature and human existence, making this topic especially...Read more
GODAN is delighted to announce that the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Open Data Data Management in Agriculture and Nutrition is now available in French, thanks to the generous efforts of GODAN Partner, the African Francophone community for open...Read more

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