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It is World Food Day and the FAO is calling on people from various sectors and professions worldwide to join forces and commit to achieving Zero Hunger. This means working together to ensure everyone, everywhere, has access to the safe,...Read more
GODAN area:
Food security
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Open data
Group photo (courtesy of BLE) There are many inter-linked issues in the whole data value chain that affect the ability of farmers, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, to access, use and harness the benefit of data and data-driven technologies. There are policy issues (decisions on making data open and...Open
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Keywords:
Rights to data
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
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GODAN area:
Food security
Keywords:
Open data
At the end of last year a paper on the partner involvement of the GODAN Initiative was submitted to the Open Knowledge in Agricultural Development (OKAD) channel of F1000Research, an open peer review platform for open science. As many partners will know we collect baseline questionnaire data from each partner...Open
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The e-ROSA Project aims to inform the European Commission on a e-infrastructure for Open Science in Agriculture. At the end of last year the second stakeholder workshop has been organized in Wageningen after a first successful workshop in Montpellier earlier in 2017. The societal and scientific challenges for a future...Open
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The rise of a bitcoin market over recent years has introduced the general public to blockchain technology, which is believed by some to have a much wider application, including in agriculture and food.Open
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GODAN area:
Value chain improvement
Introducing the DFID/Gates/USAID donor open data policy and practice review and templates for further assessmentOpen
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A new working group on soil data, in cooperation with the Research Data Alliance and the Global Soil Partnership has now been launched. The working group was initially conceptualized during GODAN Summit 2016 , responding to a large interest from...Read more
OPEN SKIES tells the story of Andrew, a farmer from Allington U.K. whose family has taken advantage of new tools and technology that allow them to easily view satellite data of their land, which has been opened up the European Space Agency.Read more

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