The United Kingdom and India have released a joint statement announcing the Farmer Zone open data platform for smart agriculture. The announcement was made during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London held from 16th to 20th April 2018.
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) is a Farmer Zone project partner.
'UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and DBT will lead the "Farmer Zone” initiative, an open-source data platform for smart agriculture which will use biological research and data to improve the lives of small and marginal farmers anywhere in the world.'
GODAN supports the proactive sharing of open data to make information about agriculture and nutrition available, accessible and usable to deal with the urgent challenge of ensuring world food security.
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