Giving a major boost to Open Science in Europe, the EU Commission has released its blueprint for cloud-based services and world-class data infrastructure to ensure science, business and public services reap benefits of big data revolution. By bolstering and interconnecting...Read more
The Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD) was created in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2013 at the beginning of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) and has evolved to a partnership of over 100 members across the world. IGAD is a domain-oriented...Read more
Guest written by Anne Bruinsma , Mobilisation Officer, Hackwerk-Advies On April 1st and 2nd, the 2016 Thought For Food Global Summit took place in Zurich, Switzerland. GODAN and its partner Syngenta worked together to organize an Open Data workshop for the next generation of inventors, doers and dreamers. The question...Open
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GODAN area:
Food security | Nutrition improvement
Guest written by Valeria Pesce , GFAR The Third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD3) took place on 5-8 April 2016 in Johannesburg. GCARD3 is part of a continuing, iterative reform process, and builds on the previous two GCARDs, with the objective of identifying international research priorities and...Open
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GODAN partner Syngenta has made progress within The Good Growth Plan, which comprises six ambitious commitments for 2020 to support the sustainability of agriculture and the development of rural communities. The announcement highlighted the results of the second year of...Read more
GODAN is proud to announce a new partnership with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR). FFAR joins a network of over 240 government, academic, non-profit, private sector partners across the world working to promote the use of open data to address food security. Through FFAR’s partnerships, innovative and...Open
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GODAN is calling for its partners to submit their stories of ‘open data innovation’ from farms around the world — for the chance to be featured in an original GODAN web series. The series will highlight three case studies of...Read more
Keywords:
Open data
We celebrate International Open Data Day this year on Saturday, March 5th. A global gathering, both on-the-ground and online, International Open Data Day is a day for citizens to get together and “write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish...Read more
GODAN area:
Food security
Keywords:
Open data
A webinar scheduled for March 4th will inform deans, directors, and other leaders in both the fields of agriculture and nutrition about the GODAN initiative. This 20-30 minute introduction to GODAN is intended is intended as an introduction to the...Read more
Keywords:
Open data
The Busoga Rural Open Source and Development Initiative ( BROSDI ) have been working successfully with poor communities in Uganda for the past twelve years. Ednah Karamagi , executive director of BROSDI says ‘open development’ is the driving force behind...Read more
GODAN area:
Food security
Keywords:
Open data

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