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
Established in Nairobi in 1975, with the support of UNECA and the African Union , the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) is an intergovernmental organisation with member states in Eastern and Southern Africa. As a centre...Read more
The Local Development Research Institute (LDRI) is a not-profit action-oriented think tank whose work contributes to the efforts of African Governments to end extreme poverty, hunger and inequalities. GODAN Executive Director, Andre Laperriere, was in Nairobi last week to meet...Read more
In the wake of the 2019 Berlin Global Forum for Food and Agriculture, European countries signed a Declaration of cooperation on ‘A smart and sustainable digital future for European agriculture and rural areas’ . Twenty four EU member countries agreeing...Read more
The recent Webinar Reflecting on Developing Capacity for the Use of Open Data in Agriculture, part of the highly popular GODAN/CTA Webinar series, is now available to view.
Video of GODAN Webinar - Reflection on...Read more
The African Open Science Platform School of Research Data Science, in collaboration with the CODATA-RDA Data Schools Initiative will take place on 17-28 June 2019 at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. The deadline for applications is 10 May, 2019. The goal...Read more
GODAN Executive Director, Andre Laperriere, is in Benguerir, Morocco for the Agri Analytics Days from 23-25 April, 2019. M Laperriere will be discussing Big Data, AI and precision agriculture for food production (farming, livestock, fishing...) with experts, industry leaders and...Read more
GODAN's executive Director is in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso this week to attend the Regional Conference on ICT and Geodata , co-organised by The Netherlands Space Office (NSO) and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO). During the visit to Ouagadougou, Mr Laperriere...Read more
GODAN is looking to recruit an experienced professional with a background in managing multi-stakeholder, international projects. The position will be based in Montreal, Canada, with a fair amount of travelling. Please see the Careers section of our Web site for...Read more
GODAN's Executive Director, André Laperrière, and Scientific Lead Suchith Anand attended the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) in Abu Dhabi from 1-2 April 2019, convening with policy makers and industry experts to discuss the benefits of open data...Read more
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