The Research Data Alliance (RDA) Council has endorsed the Capacity Development for Agriculture Data Working Group. The aims of the Working Group and details are available here . We would like to invite all interested parties to join our mailing...Read more
With the growing availability of satellite data and advances in high performance computing, there are new opportunities for agricultural monitoring, for example, providing up-to-date information on cropland extent, crop condition and improved crop production forecasts. The GEO Global Agricultural Monitoring...Read more
The International Society for Knowledge Organization are a not-for-profit scientific/professional association dedicated to promoting the theory and practice of organizing knowledge and information. One of their objectives is to “encourage and support the next generation of Knowledge Organization (KO) researchers...Read more
GODAN Action partners at the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) have recently released Issue 87 of their bi-monthly ICT Update bulletin . This issue focuses on the key GODAN Action thematic topic of weather data for...Read more
Let’s talk about some of the challenges of opening data. 1) Too expensive! 2) We don’t have the technical knowledge! 3) We don’t have the storage space! 4) We don’t have the time! GODAN works with many organizations in all sectors facing these challenges, but there’s one challenge that comes...Open
A Global Open Data for Agriculture (GODAN) partner report has highlighted the need for open access and open data at universities to help solve world hunger and malnutrition. The report, 'Open Access and Open Data at PUSH Universities' , was...Read more
The 2018 Global Food Policy Report has emphasised the need for open access data in achieving food and nutrition security. The report says reducing hunger and malnutrition requires evidence-based decision making, which in turn depends upon access to knowledge and...Read more
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