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
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
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
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
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
Blog by: Ben Schaap Although many data specialists in agriculture have raised awareness about possible exploitation of individual farm data by value chain partners, no significant piece of evidence has surfaced until now. In Oklahoma, America a number of poultry growers filed a law suit because they believe their data...Open
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