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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
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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
The GODAN Secretariat attended the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) in Abu Dhabi (16-17 February). It was a great opportunity for GODAN to discuss innovation in food security with open data as the way forward. Furthermore, it was...Read more
Keywords:
Open data
GODAN is attending The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in Abu Dhabi this week and is focused on sharing the concept of open data as a way of tackling agricultural challenges in the Middle East. The region currently shows...Read more
Keywords:
Open data
GODAN is seeking a consultant to be the coordinating author of a 10 - 20 page think-piece report exploring issues of open data, data ownership and data governance in the context of agriculture and nutrition. Advocacy for open data is...Read more
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Rights to data

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