Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR)

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GFAR Launches Platform To Make Agricultural Data More Available

Steven Gnatovich | Food Tank | April 10, 2014

In an effort to make agricultural research more widely available, The Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) officially launched the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) platform in October of 2013. The GODAN program, born from the 2012 G8 conference, “Open Data in Agriculture,” is designed to make agricultural data open, shared and available. Read More »

Hacking Agriculture

Kathleen Murphy | FoodTank | January 30, 2015

For farmers in parts of Asia, where open access to knowledge is limited, a new wave of agriculture information and resources is aimed at making their jobs easier and more profitable...

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Increasing Access To Agricultural Information Systems In India

Staff Writer | The Daily Meal | December 19, 2014

Imagine the innovations that could result from open source agricultural information being shared by India's estimated 800 million cell phone users. Yet despite the widespread use of mobile technology on the sub-continent, agricultural data remains inaccessible for many small-scale Indian farmers...

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