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Posts on the topic "United Kingdom"

Posts on the topic "United Kingdom"

  • GODAN Action Training Mini-Grants

    GODAN Action project is calling on interested and eligible institutions to apply for the GODAN Action Training Mini-Grants of GBP 2,000. The call is open until the 7th of May 2018. See the announcement as published by GODAN below. Source : GODAN Action/CTA Call for proposals Deadline: 7 May 2018, 23:59 Central European Time (CET) We invite dynamic trainers with demonstrable experience, who would like to collaborate with the GODAN (Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition) Action project to build the capacity and diversity of open data users and intermediaries, leading to increased...
  • Turning Data into Decisions in AgriFood

    Turning Data into Decisions in AgriFood Date Wednesday 22 November 2017 Location SCI, London, UK Description Harnessing the power of Big Data to generate new insights, practices and products is one of the key priorities of today's AgriFood supply chain. Numerous sensors and connected devices are...
  • Precision Agriculture: Data-Driven Approach to Crop Monitoring and Disease Diagnosis

    This workshop (organised as part of the Newton-Funded project “Agri-Tech in China: Newton Network+ (ATCNN)”- Proof-of-Concept Award) will focus on solutions and methods for precision crop monitoring and disease diagnosis using different data sources, such as remote sensing, ground sensing/camera...
  • Effective data communication using data visualisations Part 1 - Infographics

    Data visualisation has been around at least since the 18th century and recently the increase of a number of easy-to-use tools have made the creation of different types of data visualisations, including infographics, available to a large segment of the population. Visualizations can help reveal...
  • e-Forum discussion on the Agriculture Open Data Package - AgPack.info

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Global Open Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) are inviting interested individuals to participate in this forum discussion on ' Agriculture Open Data Package ' to be held on the e-Agriculture Platform. The initial target audience are policy-makers, researchers, open data experts, and/or agricultural experts - however, any interested individuals are invited to participate. This forum discussion follows immediately after the e-Forum on ICTs and Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition . Details of the...
  • First webinar GODAN Working Group on Capacity Development

    The GODAN Working Group on Capacity Development has organised a webinar that will give an overview of the activities of the working group (WG) and the webinar will also explain how one can get involved with WG's activities. GODAN welcomes all interested in joining the GODAN WG on Capacity Development and contributing to education and training on Open Data in food and agricultural sciences. This is open and free to all interested Date & Time: Wednesday 15 March 2017 15:00 CET Participation https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/849000378880392705 Speakers: André Laperrière- Executive...
  • GODAN launches the Soil Data Working Group

    Read the full statement here (image credit HealthDayNews ) The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition ( GODAN ), has launched a new working group on Soil Data Working Group, in cooperation with the Research Data Alliance and the Global Soil Partnership . The working group was initially conceptualized during GODAN Summit 2016.The working group will closely interact with other initiatives related to the development of open soil standards promoting the exchange of digital soil data (OGC, ISO), and support and utilize these. This Soil Data Working Group joins other existing working groups...
  • Connected Agriculture : The role of mobile in driving efficiency and sustainability in agriculture

    Mobile has the most potential to improve the income of smallholder farmers in developing countries in Africa, India and the Middle East. The up take of mobile technology (and m obile penetration rate ) for agricultural and rural development in the Global South has been on the increase. Connected Agriculture , is a report by Accenture and Vodafone on the role of mobile in driving efficiency and sustainability in the food and agriculture value chain, focuses on 12 opportunities that deliver broad socio-economic and environmental benefits. The report hinges its proposal on the fact that mobile...