Join the Working Group on Food Poverty to connect with other organisations and stakeholders working in the area and join the debate. Hidden hunger is a growing issue in developed economies. According to UK food policy charity Sustain, an estimated...Read more
This two-part newly published report from the African Development Bank (ADB), on the policy aspects of stregthening food systems in response to COVID19, will probably be of interest to many within our networks. GODAN Deputy Executive Director Eliane Ubalijoro sat...Read more
A study completed in 2020 has confirmed the value of GODAN’s contribution to increasing living standards for smallholder farmers in developing countries. The evidence generated through data collected from more than 400 GODAN partners delivered impressive results, despite the detrimental...Read more
At the beginning of 2020, the GODAN Secretariat reaffirmed its commitment to the promises made in 2017 as part of the Nairobi Declaration. Formulated by the South-South Ministers of Agriculture attending the 2017 GODAN Nairobi Conference, the implementation of the...Read more
Dear Friends and Colleagues, As we approach the end of a year that has made us all consider questions of food security and nutrition in a new light, I would like to thank you for your continued support and collaboration...Read more
A core principle behind GODAN is that a solution to Zero Hunger lies within existing, but often unavailable, agriculture and nutrition data. Earth Observation data plays a key role in helping us find solutions for the overarching Zero Hunger aim,...Read more
GODAN has strengthened links with Nigeria during 2020, aware that the country plays a key role in improving access to and use of open data in agriculture. Along with Sonigitu Ekpe, the Scientific Director at the Ministry of International Development...Read more
GODAN conducted a virtual Workshop on the 11 December, 2020, to offer an opportunity to find out more about the Agricultural Data Codes of Conduct Toolkit ( ) and GODAN's work on Data Ethics. The Toolkit provides a guide...Read more
The virtual GODAN/AODIRF Digital Forum 2020 is one of a series of three panel meetings on the subject of open data. The event brought together a group of high-level experts and representatives from public and private sector (governments, universities, International...Read more
The aim of the Data Ethics ThinkTank , held on 14 October 2020, was to explore ideas for supporting EthicalGEO and the Benchmark Initiative to develop the Locus Charter: An international charter on the ethical use of location data. The...Read more