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
We are living in exceptional times. The global community has faced a turbulent and unusual year on many fronts, with the ongoing widespread effects of the COVID-19 pandemic taking their toll on health and global food security. World Food Day,...Read more
The global coronavirus pandemic is creating growing concern as it negatively impacts food supply chains in developing countries. Most governments are now aware of their countries’ weaknesses in planning efficient food distribution and providing nutrition to vulnerable populations. But GODAN...Read more
The Webinar GODAN Data Rights Advisor Foteini Zampati has been invited by the Delegation of the German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria (AHK Nigeria) to take part in a high-level panel Webinar on the societal and capacity development challenges of...Read more