The GSMA mAgri programme has shifted strategic direction to focus on digitising agricultural value chains, working with mobile network operators and their agribusiness partners to put in place a range of B2B2C services aimed at digitising agricultural value chains. This...Read more
It is World Food Day and the FAO is calling on people from various sectors and professions worldwide to join forces and commit to achieving Zero Hunger. This means working together to ensure everyone, everywhere, has access to the safe,...Read more
GODAN area:
Food security
Keywords:
Open data
The subject of data to end hunger drew a large crowd at a meeting held during the United Nations General Assembly on Monday 24 September 2018. At a fringe event, the Bill & Malinda Gates Foundation announced the launch of...Read more
GODAN area:
Food security
Keywords:
Open data
GODAN Executive Director Andre Laperriere held a high level meeting in Rwanda today with H.E. Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana, Minister of agriculture and animal resources , and H.E. Jean de Dieu Rurangirwa, Minister of Information, Technology and Communications at the MINAGRI...Read more
Keywords:
Open data
GODAN is pleased to welcome Incotec to its partnership network. Incotec is a seed enhancement specialist based in the Netherlands. Their aim is to enhance the quality of seeds, improve yields and climate resilience to promote sustainable agriculture and food...Read more
The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority’s (ADFCA) vision is to become an internationally recognized food and agriculture organization that contributes to the well-being of the community. ADFCA's mission is to develop a sustainable agriculture and food sector that ensures the...Read more
Data Pitch is a EU-funded open innovation programme bringing together corporate and public-sector organisations that have data with startups and SMEs that work with data. It is centred around a competition with several tracks which describe challenges, and a virtual...Read more
Global Open Data for Agriculture (GODAN) Chief Executive Andre was in Sierra Leone to help kick start the country's commitment to the Nairobi Declaration dispositions which it joined in 2017. The Nairobi Declaration is a pan-African effort involving more than...Read more
Keywords:
Open data
In a rapidly digitising world, people who cannot read or write face new forms of marginalisation. On top of confronting disadvantages in the physical world, illiterate people—currently 10 percent of the world’s population—have difficulties participating in digital realms and accessing...Read more

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