The free GODAN e-learning course on Open Data and Research Data Management in Agriculture and Nutrition focuses on how to deal with different types of data formats and uses, and on the importance of reliability, accessibility, interoperability and transparency of data.
This course is enriched by a number of Webinars designed to strengthen the course content, and to give course participants broader perspective in the relevant Open Data areas.
The Webinar "Strategies for supporting collaborations, relationships for opening data in agriculture" - presented (by Ruthie Musker; @ruthiemusker on Twitter):
- Some strategies to expand GODAN’s Partner Network (with 600+ partners);
- Key Points for Open Data Strategies - - FAIR Principles - - How to write a good Open Data policy - - Open Data Institute’s ”Data Ethics Canvas” - - Open Data advocacy needs - - GODAN Donor Open Data Policy and Practice - - some examples from GODAN (e.g., GODAN Nairobi Declaration 15 African Ministers for Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition).
>>> Using Open Data
“Around the world, a movement called the “OPEN DATA revolution” is under way to make data available for public use. This movement is expected to generate new insights, drive better decision-making, and enable governments, civil society, and the private sector to better target interventions and programs” (Open Data Revolution to Fight Global Hunger, USDA, 2017). But how can we better pin down different facets of, needed and desired features for Open Data (OD), and make them happpen? Find out more from this Open Data TOOLKIT.