The participants of the Open Harvest 2016 event, currently underway until the 21st of May in Crete, have released a vision statement called the Chania Declaration, which aims to develop a cohesive framework for e-infrastructures for 'agricultural research, extension and...Read more
Written by Martin Parr , Programme Manager, GODAN Last week saw us take the GODAN message to Nottingham and the East Midlands Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence (EMBRACE). The occasion was a free one-day workshop to explore how geospatial technologies are transforming the farming industry. It was a great opportunity...Open
The African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) is soliciting for business ideas and solutions from organizations and individuals focused on innovative agribusiness incubation. The investment ­financing is to help support solutions or start small scale agribusiness incubators along different value chains...Read more
GODAN area:
Business creation
GODAN has launched a new Open Data Challenge ahead of its upcoming Summit in September 2016. The challenge will focus on problems related to agriculture and nutrition that are amenable to open data based solutions. The challenge will follow two...Read more
Giving a major boost to Open Science in Europe, the EU Commission has released its blueprint for cloud-based services and world-class data infrastructure to ensure science, business and public services reap benefits of big data revolution. By bolstering and interconnecting...Read more
The Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD) was created in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2013 at the beginning of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) and has evolved to a partnership of over 100 members across the world. IGAD is a domain-oriented...Read more
Guest written by Anne Bruinsma , Mobilisation Officer, Hackwerk-Advies On April 1st and 2nd, the 2016 Thought For Food Global Summit took place in Zurich, Switzerland. GODAN and its partner Syngenta worked together to organize an Open Data workshop for the next generation of inventors, doers and dreamers. The question...Open
GODAN area:
Food security | Nutrition improvement
Guest written by Valeria Pesce , GFAR The Third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD3) took place on 5-8 April 2016 in Johannesburg. GCARD3 is part of a continuing, iterative reform process, and builds on the previous two GCARDs, with the objective of identifying international research priorities and...Open
GODAN partner Syngenta has made progress within The Good Growth Plan, which comprises six ambitious commitments for 2020 to support the sustainability of agriculture and the development of rural communities. The announcement highlighted the results of the second year of...Read more
GODAN is proud to announce a new partnership with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR). FFAR joins a network of over 240 government, academic, non-profit, private sector partners across the world working to promote the use of open data to address food security. Through FFAR’s partnerships, innovative and...Open