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Agriculture can significantly benefit from Internet of Things (IOT) and the smart sensors that constitute IOT technology. The integration of hardware and software allows farmers to measure things that previously could not be measured and use this data to instantly control ongoing farm processes. This is a big move from...Open
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The innovation model in agriculture that has predominated for decades has prescribed scale, low costs and efficiency. But it is increasingly recognised that both farmers and consumers are being underserved by the current system. The focus of the third FarmHack in a series of on-farm hackathons in the Netherlands was...Open
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In June and July this summer a series of on-farm hackathons was organised in the Netherlands, an initiative supported by GODAN. Three dedicated teams consisting of coders, hackers and designers worked for 32 hours on specific challenges of individual farmers. In a series of blog posts we present the challenges...Open
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With the objective to promote open data knowledge and increase awareness of ongoing open data initiatives, innovations and good practices, the leader organisations of GODAN Action [1] would like to propose the creation of a GODAN Working Group on Capacity...Read more
In June and July this summer, GODAN supported a series of on-farm hackathons in the Netherlands. Three dedicated teams consisting of coders, hackers and designers worked for 32 hours on specific challenges of individual farmers. In a series of blog posts we present the challenges and results of the four...Open
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As the world’s population grows, global demand for food is predicted to nearly double. The number of people at risk of hunger in the developing world is estimated to grow to more than a billion people by 2050. New data-driven...Read more
GODAN Summit 2016 is the first global conference that discusses the role of open data for agriculture and nutrition; the role of open data in addressing long-standing issues. At the GODAN Summit academics, researchers and open data practitioners will have...Read more
Open data is one of the most versatile and diverse raw materials of the 21st century. However, many people are currently unaware of the potential of open data and how to use it to overcome the world’s grand challenges. This...Read more
Does your organization produce data that is of value to those working to achieve a food secure future? If so, GODAN and Project 8 invite you to make this data available in the Project 8 platform ahead of Summit 2016...Read more
GODAN area:
Food security | Nutrition improvement
What is the vital data infrastructure for agriculture? Announcing a public consultation on an Agriculture Sector Package for the Open Data Charter Consultation -- opens for input Friday July 15, 2016 until July 31st, 2016 As populations continue to grow...Read more

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