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This blog recapitulates the interventions made by the panelists of a recently held GODAN Webinar on “Empowering Women for Open Data Mapping in Agriculture: Implications for Land Rights and the SDGs in Africa” , Victor Sunday, Dr. Toyin Ojo, Nathalie...Read more
Female empowerment is as critical as open data mapping for sustainable agriculture at global and local levels. Loation data about who is empowered is also critical, as is understanding the ownership of agricultural land parcels. According to American writer Steve...Read more
As part of its capacity development efforts, the GODAN Action project developed a free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Open Data Data Management in Agriculture and Nutrition. The course was delivered 5 times between November 2017 and November 2018,...Read more
Written by: Dr. Suchith Anand, GODAN Chief Scientist The spread of COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented situation of global scale which is changing rapidly. Repercussions are expected to extend far beyond the more obvious impacts on health and finances, to...Read more
Written by: Foteini Zampati, GODAN Data Rights Research Adviser Many issues have arisen around privacy, personal and open data in the wake of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic. Not least the human and digital rights questions raised by the tracking and...Read more
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World is an annual flagship report intended to inform on progress towards ending hunger, achieving food security and improving nutrition worldwide. The flagship report, jointly prepared by the UN Food and...Read more
The Kampala INSPIRE Hackathon has gone virtual! Our partners in the event, Plan4All and UN FAO, together with 16 other participating partners are making it happen! Originally planned as a remotely run competition, culminating in an onsite event at the...Read more
Applications are now open for the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020. This year the competition theme is centred around the question: How can we use Satellite Technologies to improve Agriculture and reduce Environmental Impact? The Prize seeks to reward young...Read more
In celebration of Open Data Day this year, we would like to recognise the efforts of our GODAN Action colleagues in designing and making openly available the Open Data Management in Agriculture and Nutrition course materials, which have been published...Read more
The University of Nottingham has announced a partnership with the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) to accelerate research to improve global food security. The University of Nottingham’s Future Food Beacon will work with GODAN to maximise the...Read more

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