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The US Government has released its 2017-20121 Global Food Security Strategy, which was signed by President Obama in July. The report highlights the importance of Open Data, stating: "Data are vital to sustainably reducing global hunger, malnutrition, and poverty as...Read more
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Government data
The programme for the International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR'16) has been published . The MTSR celebrates its 10 th anniversary and will take place at the Goettingen State and University Library in Goettingen (Germany) on November 22-25, 2016. In line with the conference’s theme “ Learning from...Open
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GODAN area:
Business creation
Keywords:
Linked data | Open data
OPEN FIELDS - GODAN Documentary Web Series - Episode 2 OPEN FIELDS is the second episode of GODAN's new documentary web series that meets individuals around the world who are on the frontline of how technology and data are reshaping...Read more
GODAN area:
Food security | Nutrition improvement | Poverty alleviation | Sustainable production
Keywords:
Civil society | Open data | Rights to data
OPEN WATER - GODAN Documentary Web Series - Episode 1 OPEN WATER is part of GODAN'S new documentary web series that meets individuals around the world who are on the front line of how technology and open data are reshaping...Read more
GODAN area:
Business creation | Food security | Poverty alleviation
Keywords:
Rights to data
As announced at the GODAN Summit, the GODAN Action project has published a global map of standards relevant to the exchange of agriculture and nutrition data. The GODAN Action partners are now calling on their network of experts to contribute...Read more
Keywords:
Linked data | Open data
Agriculture can significantly benefit from Internet of Things (IOT) and the smart sensors that constitute IOT technology. The integration of hardware and software allows farmers to measure things that previously could not be measured and use this data to instantly control ongoing farm processes. This is a big move from...Open
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The innovation model in agriculture that has predominated for decades has prescribed scale, low costs and efficiency. But it is increasingly recognised that both farmers and consumers are being underserved by the current system. The focus of the third FarmHack in a series of on-farm hackathons in the Netherlands was...Open
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In June and July this summer a series of on-farm hackathons was organised in the Netherlands, an initiative supported by GODAN. Three dedicated teams consisting of coders, hackers and designers worked for 32 hours on specific challenges of individual farmers. In a series of blog posts we present the challenges...Open
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With the objective to promote open data knowledge and increase awareness of ongoing open data initiatives, innovations and good practices, the leader organisations of GODAN Action [1] would like to propose the creation of a GODAN Working Group on Capacity...Read more
In June and July this summer, GODAN supported a series of on-farm hackathons in the Netherlands. Three dedicated teams consisting of coders, hackers and designers worked for 32 hours on specific challenges of individual farmers. In a series of blog posts we present the challenges and results of the four...Open
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