In line with the increasing adoption of semantic technologies for integrating agricultural data, GODAN sponsored the 12th International Conference on Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Health Care and Life Sciences, held from the 9-12 December 2019, in Edinburgh, Scotland...Read more
According to 2018 UN FAO statistics, women in Southern Africa make up 40% of the agribusiness workforce. Yet while they are responsible for growing over 70% of Africa’s food, they often have few rights over the land they tend. Additionally,...Read more
Following on from the CTA/GODAN Data Rights Workshop covered in this blog post, a CTA Flash Working Paper was published on 19 January, 2020. The collaborative document, entitled Review of Codes of Conduct, Voluntary Guidelines and Principles Relevant for Farm...Read more
Aligning and mobilizing resources are becoming major hurdles to sustainably financing progress towards the SDGs. Growing uncertainty and risk threatens sustainable finance in the international development sector. As global challenges become more integrated, so responses become increasingly fragmented. Facing this...Read more
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), the UN, UK and US government supported initiative driving global efforts to tackle food security and to end world hunger by propagating open data polices in agriculture and nutrition across the world,...Read more
GODAN introduces a new initiative to drive global efforts in tackling food security by providing open data policies in agriculture and nutrition. GODAN has announced an MoU with the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) to extend...Read more
GODAN is a proud partner of the Global Agripreneurs Summit, an international assembly of agrifood innovators who are currently meeting in Thessaloniki to share expertise and ideas, in a bid to anticipate future farming challenges and precipitate solutions. The event...Read more
For more information on the joint MoU signed between GODAN and the African Local Development Research Institute (LDRI) CLICK HERE . Established in Nairobi in 1975, with the support of UNECA and the African Union , the Regional Centre for...Read more
For more information on the joint MoU signed between GODAN and Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) CLICK HERE . The Local Development Research Institute (LDRI) is a not-profit action-oriented think tank whose work contributes to the...Read more
With over 44 million hectares of arable land, of which only 33 percent is cultivated, agriculture forms a sizeable portion of the Tanzanian economy. According to World Bank data, almost 70 percent of the poor population of the country live...Read more