Tag: global open data for agriculture and nutrition

How access to data can help solve food shortage amid COVID-19 crisis

Global food wastage is expected to be the highest this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will push millions into unprecedented hunger.

How open data can boost agricultural productivity, improve food security in Africa

Agriculture in Africa is largely underdeveloped and this leads to food insecurity and high levels of malnutrition. But experts believe open data could be one the solutions that can overhaul the sector. Andre Laperrière, Executive Director of Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) joins CNBC Africa for more.