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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
GODAN is pleased to announce it has passed the 400 partner milestone mark - and continues to grow its strong global open data partnership network.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 on " Leaders are urged to Open Agricultural Data" is written by Winnie Kamau.Open
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Keywords:
Rights to data
OPEN FARMS is the third episode of GODAN's documentary web series that meets individuals around the world who are on the frontline of how technology and data are reshaping agriculture to combat food insecurity and improve global nutrition.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 on " Data as an asset for economic growth in Africa" is written by Sonigitu Asibong Ekpe.Open
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Keywords:
Civil society
GODAN took part in the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties ( COP22 ), which was held in Marrakesh, Morocco from November 7 - 18, 2016. At the high profile event, GODAN focused on continuing to increase awareness of using open data as a way to address challenges related to food security and agriculture.Read more

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