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GODAN is excited to announce the GODAN Open Data Challenge . The GODAN Open Data Challenge seeks individuals who can articulate and/or create practical solutions that will contribute to the open data infrastructure while solving specific challenges in agriculture and...Read more
GODAN was recently acknowledged as an important initiative by the leaders of the G7, after a recent meeting in Japan on May 26-27. Leaders of the G7, including the President of the United States, met in Ise-Shima to "advance major...Read more
GODAN is very pleased to announce GODAN Summit 2016 . This exciting, high-level public event will take place in New York City, New York, USA on September 15-16, 2016 to advance the agenda for open data in agriculture and nutrition...Read more
Contributed by The AIMS Team , from the FAO of the United Nations in Italy Open access has been a positive force in scientific publishing. But the removal of paywalls and restrictive licencing are not the only issues that need...Read more
Contributed by Sam Compton , Freelance Journalist Satellite data is being used to improve food security in Indonesia. The G4INDO IT Platform programme , which started in 2014, supports the Indonesian government’s plan to help farmers improve rice crop harvests...Read more
An experienced researcher is sought to lead the research, development and stakeholder coordination around an ‘Agriculture data sector package’ sponsored by Open Data 4 Development (OD4D), GODAN, the Open Data Institute, the Government of Mexico (TBC), and supported by the...Read more
The Chengdu Information and Documentation Centre of the Chinese Academy of Science , in collaboration with the GODAN Secretariat, organized a workshop on open data, big data and open science on June 2nd called "Knowledge Management and Open Data." More than 100 scientists from various institutions in Chengdu participated. In...Open
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Government data | Linked data
Guest written by Andre Laperriere , Executive Director of GODAN From May 16-19 I had the opportunity to represent GODAN at the ICT4D conference in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya is one of the leaders in terms of open data in Africa, one of the first to have adopted advanced open data...Open
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A request for proposals to participate in an EXHIBIT HALL at GODAN Summit 2016 are now being accepted, illustrating the opening of data, the use of open data, and the importance of open data This request for proposals is for...Read more
Guest written by Johannes Keizer , Partnerships at GODAN The GODAN Secretariat was invited to present at the G20 meeting of Agricultural Chief Scientists on the 30-31st of May in Xi'an, China. Many G20 countries and institutions of these countries are already partners with GODAN. After the GODAN presentation ,...Open
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Rights to data

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