Rice farming yields have declined in recent years in Colombia and climate change is suspected as the cause. Farmers, producers and scientists are now coming together to open up agriculture data sets to improve the problem.Read more
GODAN is calling for its partners to submit their stories of ‘open data innovation’ from farms around the world — for the chance to be featured in an original GODAN web series. The series will highlight three case studies of...Read more
The Busoga Rural Open Source and Development Initiative ( BROSDI ) have been working successfully with poor communities in Uganda for the past twelve years. Ednah Karamagi , executive director of BROSDI says ‘open development’ is the driving force behind...Read more
Ghana-based GODAN partner Esoko has illustrated how mobile phones can be used to allow farmers and buyers to receive open data information for more fair pricing and improved access to markets, based on customer feedback. Seeing that prices were being collected on a national scale but that the rural farmers...Open
“It's really powerful. It's in people's hands; it's in people's homes. How do we use it for the greater good?” GODAN partner VOTO Mobile is a three-year old Ghana-based tech startup and social enterprise which helps businesses, governments, and NGOs use mobile technologies to gather information and feedback through interactive...Open
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