Agriculture Ministers and High-Level representatives from international organisations called on the FAO, though the GFFA 2019 final communique, to develop a concept for the establishment of an International Council for Food and Agriculture. On 16 January, 2020, the concept note...Read more
A concept note for the establishment of an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture was presented during the 12th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) , held in Berlin from 16-18 January, 2020. A year earlier, as part...Read more
Key GODAN Partners CEOS, alongside board members ISRO, are running a course on Forest Biomass Assessment for the BIMSTEC region (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand) on 13-17 April 2020 . Forests are known to absorb large...Read more
Dear Friends and Colleagues, As we move into a new decade, overcoming the challenges surrounding climate change, nutrition and food security are more urgent than ever before. Making open data work for agriculture and nutrition requires a shared agenda to...Read more
According to 2018 UN FAO statistics, women in Southern Africa make up 40% of the agribusiness workforce. Yet while they are responsible for growing over 70% of Africa’s food, they often have few rights over the land they tend. Additionally,...Read more
Following on from the CTA/GODAN Data Rights Workshop covered in this blog post, a CTA Flash Working Paper was published on 19 January, 2020. The collaborative document, entitled Review of Codes of Conduct, Voluntary Guidelines and Principles Relevant for Farm...Read more
Aligning and mobilizing resources are becoming major hurdles to sustainably financing progress towards the SDGs. Growing uncertainty and risk threatens sustainable finance in the international development sector. As global challenges become more integrated, so responses become increasingly fragmented. Facing this...Read more
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), the UN, UK and US government supported initiative driving global efforts to tackle food security and to end world hunger by propagating open data polices in agriculture and nutrition across the world,...Read more
GODAN introduces a new initiative to drive global efforts in tackling food security by providing open data policies in agriculture and nutrition. GODAN has announced an MoU with the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) to extend...Read more
GODAN is a proud partner of the Global Agripreneurs Summit, an international assembly of agrifood innovators who are currently meeting in Thessaloniki to share expertise and ideas, in a bid to anticipate future farming challenges and precipitate solutions. The event...Read more