As the world’s population grows, global demand for food is predicted to nearly double. The number of people at risk of hunger in the developing world is estimated to grow to more than a billion people by 2050. New data-driven...Read more
GODAN Summit 2016 is the first global conference that discusses the role of open data for agriculture and nutrition; the role of open data in addressing long-standing issues. At the GODAN Summit academics, researchers and open data practitioners will have...Read more
Open data is one of the most versatile and diverse raw materials of the 21st century. However, many people are currently unaware of the potential of open data and how to use it to overcome the world’s grand challenges. This...Read more
Does your organization produce data that is of value to those working to achieve a food secure future? If so, GODAN and Project 8 invite you to make this data available in the Project 8 platform ahead of Summit 2016...Read more
GODAN area:
Food security | Nutrition improvement
What is the vital data infrastructure for agriculture? Announcing a public consultation on an Agriculture Sector Package for the Open Data Charter Consultation -- opens for input Friday July 15, 2016 until July 31st, 2016 As populations continue to grow...Read more
GODAN is pleased to announce that its valued Argentinian partner, Ministerio de Agroindustria, Presidencia de la Nación, has launched its new open data portal website. To use the website, visit the Agroindustria web page and search the portal under "Datos...Read more
Government data
GODAN is proud to announce a new Hackathon event that will take place at GODAN Summit 2016, happening in New York City, NY September 15-16, 2016. Please visit the Hackathon page to learn more!Open


Guest written by Lindsay Ferris , The Engine Room Agricultural data, from soil and weather information to market prices and product yield, touches upon many actors throughout the processes of collection, storage, sharing, analysis and re-use. However, if this data...Read more
GODAN took part in the recent nutrition-focused International Summit hosted by Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme ( NNEdPro ) at Wolfson College, Cambridge University in June. Attended by representatives of the academic community and supported by the private sector, GODAN...Read more
GODAN area:
Nutrition improvement
Open data
ICT Update magazine is looking for articles for their forthcoming issue, which will deal with ICT entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector (or e-agriculture entrepreneurship ), especially by young entrepreneurs. Owing to the improved penetration of digital communication technologies, an increasing...Read more