Reports from the winning challenges to come out of the Kampala Inspire Hackathon have been published on the GODAN f1000 open publishing gateway. FIRST PLACE - Mapping and Predicting Desert Locust Invasion The best way to predict locust swarms is...Read more
Foteini Zampati, Kathryn Bailey and Suchith Anand, GODAN Nearly 800 million people currently struggle with debilitating hunger, while malnutrition is becoming increasingly common. Worldwide, nearly one in every nine people are suffering hunger, with the majority being women, elderly people...Read more
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) and The Haller Foundation joined forces in 2016 when the UK based charity released version one of the Haller Farmers App. Established in 2014, the Haller Farmers web app currently provides 30,000...Read more
Dr. Chris Baker from the New Bunswick University and Senior Data Scientist, and machine learning expert Dr. Brett Drury are conducting research on the adoption of AgriSemantics for food security. As part of this research they have developed a questionnaire...Read more
Today is UN World Environment Day 2020 and this year’s theme is biodiversity. Recent events, from forest fires across Brazil and Australia, to locust infestations in East Africa demonstrate the symbiosis of nature and human existence, making this topic especially...Read more
GODAN is delighted to announce that the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Open Data Data Management in Agriculture and Nutrition is now available in French, thanks to the generous efforts of GODAN Partner, the African Francophone community for open...Read more
**ACCESS THE TOOLKIT HERE** There is currently no clear legal framework for farm data sharing. While laws and regulations that govern personal data (such as the GDPR) are becoming increasingly common, there remains little legislation covering data in agriculture. A...Read more
Come and join us for a Webinar on Empowering Smallholder Farmer Land Rights - Beyond Covid-19 on 21 May 2020 at 17h00 CET . **REGISTER HERE** The Webinar has been created to provide some background and expert input to the...Read more
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