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With support from the NASA Europa Challenge, GODAN is pleased to announce the launch of a Local Farming Challenge! We want to bring together researchers and students to find solutions for local farming in growing cities, using open agriculture and nutrition data.Read more
GODAN area:
Food security
Keywords:
Open data
"2016 was a most exciting year for GODAN; one could say it was the year when it for the first time, the organisation became truly global, establishing partnerships all the way from Argentina to Australia, South Africa to Norway. Most important, the partnerships established within the GODAN network spoke of...Open
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GODAN Summit 2016 brought together world leaders, researchers, farmers, students and others – public, private and non-profit united around a collaboration on agriculture and nutrition data openness. The event was the largest event ever planned for open data in agriculture...Read more
Guest written by Nikos Manouselis, CEO of Agroknow Agriculture would benefit hugely from a common data ecosystem. Produced and used by diverse stakeholders, from smallholders to multinational conglomerates, a shared global data space would help build the infrastructures that will propel the industry forward. This is the main argument of...Open
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Welcome to the final week of the GODAN Summit 2016 Blog Series. Each week, we will post a blog written by a participant of our Summit held in New York City on September 15-16. This week's blog is written by Sreekanth Rameshaiah of Mahiti.Open
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GODAN area:
Food security | Sustainable production
Keywords:
Civil society | Open data
The 2016 issue of the meeting of Global Leaders in Agricultural Science (GLAST) took place in Lingshui/Hainan (PRC) from December 13-15, 2016. Organized by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science and supported by FAO and CGIAR, the conference attracted 100s of decision makers in agricultural science from all over the...Open
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GODAN area:
Sustainable production
Keywords:
Public/private
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 area:
Food security | Sustainable production
Keywords:
Government data | Open data
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) have announced two government-funded programmes running to fund the trips of research scientists and farmers to attend GFIA 2017 in Abu Dhabi on 20-21 March, 2017. GODAN partners have been encouraged by...Read more
Welcome to the GODAN Summit 2016 Blog Series. Each week, we will post a blog written by a participant of our Summit held in New York City on September 15-16. This week's blog is written by two presenter from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)​. Dr. Amy Marshall-Colón, an assistant professor of plant biology and co-principal investigator for Crops in silico , and AJ Christensen, a visualization programmer for NCSA's Advanced Visualization Lab .Open
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GODAN area:
Sustainable production
Keywords:
Linked data | Open data
The AgPack team is gearing up for the Open Government Partnership Summit and is excited to present the Open Data Charter’s Agriculture Open Data Package BETA Version this Thursday, December 8th. For a quick preview of what’s to come, check...Read more
GODAN area:
Food security
Keywords:
Government data

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