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Vision and Strategic Plan for a Collective Action on Empowering Farmers through Equitable Data Sharing [PUBLIC DRAFT]

This document is the final output of the 2018 Bonn expert consultation on "Ethical, legal and policy aspects of data sharing affecting farmers", organized by GFAR, GODAN and CTA, hosted by the German Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) and supported by the Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft (KTBL).

Summary of the e-consultation on “Ethical, legal and policy aspects of data sharing affecting farmers”

This document is the report of the online consultation on “Ethical, legal and policy aspects of data sharing affecting farmers”, organized by the Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR), the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative (GODAN) and the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) was held from 4 to 8 June 2018 on the e-agriculture platform: http://www.fao.org/e-agriculture/forums/e-consultation-ethical-legal-and-policy-aspects-open-data-affecting-farmers.

Digital and Data-Driven Agriculture: Harnessing the Power of Data for Smallholders

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are being used across the world to generate efficiency gains for farmers. This has led to an information and data explosion with an associated boom in new applications, tools, actors, business models, and entire industries. Agri-food systems are being transformed.

Setting up a Global Linked Data Catalog of Datasets for Agriculture

The movement to share data has been on the rise in the last decade and lately in the agricultural domain. Similarly platforms for publishing scientific and sta-tistical datasets have sprouted and have improved visibility and availability of datasets. Yet there are still constraints in making datasets discoverable and re-usable. Commonly agreed semantics, authority lists to index datasets and stand-ard formats and protocols to expose data are now essential. This paper explains how the CIARD RING provides a global linked data catalog of datasets for ag-riculture.

Report of the Workshop on Open Access to Agricultural Knowledge for Inclusive Growth and Development. 29-30 October 2014

Report of the workshop on Open Access to Agricultural Knowledge for Inclusive Growth and Development, which took place in Hyderabad on 29-30 October 2014.

The workshop was organized by National Academy of Agricultural Research Management Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-50030

In partnership with the Global Forum on Agricultural Research and  Food and Agricultural Organization of United Nations.

Agricultural Open Data in the Caribbean

Open government data and open agricultural data are rapidly emergent focus areas in Caribbean policy, research and development circles. CTA has commissioned this baseline study in the framework of its 2014 AgriHack Talent Caribbean activity, which aims to support youth Information and Communication Technology (ICT) innovations and entrepreneurship in Agriculture in the Caribbean.