The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) champions global collaboration for improved application of Earth observations for the benefit of humankind. GEO is a partnership of more than 100 national governments and in excess of 100 Participating Organizations that envisions a...Read more
GODAN is about to embark on a new and exciting period of transition and transformation. This marks the next level of service and responsiveness for the initiative, lifting support to GODAN’s growing network of almost 800 partner organisations from 105...Read more
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) is an international, non-profit agricultural research center established in 1999 through the visionary leadership of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund, the Arab Fund for...Read more
Often times, in the course of conversations across different fora and media, the global burden of disease features prominently as an issue deserving/demanding attention and action from world leaders. Attending the NNEdPro Cambridge Summer School in Applied Human Nutrition and International Summit helped put into proper perspective, why the global...Open
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GODAN area:
Nutrition improvement
Keywords:
Open data
GODAN was at the The Need for Nutrition Education / Innovation Programme (NNEdPro) Summit from 19 to 20 July 2018. GODAN and NNEdPro held a soft launch of the Data Strategy between the two organisations during the summit. GODAN and...Read more
GODAN area:
Nutrition improvement
Keywords:
Open data
The Global Dietary Database is part of the GODAN Working Group on the publication and alignment of food classifications . Their work is all about survey data: the GDD is a novel resource to quantify the best estimates of what...Read more
GODAN area:
Nutrition improvement
Group photo (courtesy of BLE) There are many inter-linked issues in the whole data value chain that affect the ability of farmers, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, to access, use and harness the benefit of data and data-driven technologies. There are policy issues (decisions on making data open and...Open
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Keywords:
Rights to data
‘ Visualize 2030 ’ invites students to use data storytelling and analysis to drive action around Sustainable Development Goals.Read more
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

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