5 Ways Agriculture Could Use Open Data to Change the World Agriculture is intrinsically connected to many of the world’s most pressing social issues, from climate change and low-income food stamp programs, to poverty and sustainability more broadly. According to the Harvard Business Review , one tool above others can...Open
Dear partners, colleagues and friends, 2018 has been a challenging year worldwide, on just about every front possible: from social to political, technical to scientific, but especially in the fields of agriculture and nutrition. At this year end - or...Read more
The first ever GODAN Partnership Networking Meeting was convened in Kenya at the Regional Centre for Mapping Resources for Development ( RCMRD ) in Kasarani, Nairobi. The event, organised by the Association of Freelance Journalists Kenya ( AFJ ), brought...Read more
The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), established in 2004, is a consortium of 46 African universities operating within 22 countries, spanning the African continent. Science and Education Ministers from many African countries, over 85 Vice Chancellors...Read more
GODAN was at the 11th International Conference on Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Health Care and Life Sciences (SWAT4HCLS) held this week in Antwerp, Belgium. GODAN sponsored the Spotlight on Semantic Technologies for the Reuse of Agri Open Data,...Read more
Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture, in addition to being a GODAN partner, is one of 15 national agricultural ministries to have signed the Nairobi Declaration in June 2017. Kenya is moving towards ratifying its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s);...Read more
GODAN was invited to visit the Community Technology Development Organisation (CTDO) in Harare on the November 8 to discuss the subject of Open Data, the potential benefits and challenges of its use in agriculture and nutrition, to address ownership issues...Read more
International Data Week 2018 took place from 5-8 November and was hosted by the Botswana Open Science and Data Forum in Gaborone. GODAN attended the conference, participating in both the 12th Plenary Meeting of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) and...Read more
The world pledged to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030, but we are far off track. Progress in the struggle against hunger and malnutrition is stagnating, the number of undernourished people has been rising since 2015, while at the same...Read more
GODAN were delighted to receive the Global Digital Futures trophy for their Web documentary GODAN/Open Waters at the tve Global Sustainability Film Awards on Monday evening. The film was produced by Diana Szpotowicz. Pictured is Diana receiving the award from...Read more