Digital Green has reached more than one million farmers over 12,000 villages in nine states in India, parts of sub-Saharan Africa and Afghanistan. They have helped facilitate the production and dissemination of more than 4,000 localised videos in 28 languages, which are available in an online video library on a Creative Commons non-commercial attribution license.Read more
In The Netherlands a web application aims to improve accessibility to open data, unlocking valuable information that can aid the work of farmers and those involved in agriculture and the environment.Read more
AusGOAL, Australia’s public sector open data organisation, has been working with the country’s states, territories and Commonwealth government in Canberra to support open data in industries including agriculture and nutrition.Read more
The European based Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, better known as CTA, believes that "climate change and population growth affect rural communities that are dependent on agriculture [and] reliable, up-to-date, easily accessible data is important for making decisions to deal with these challenges.”Read more
The Land Portal Foundation believes that when it comes to strengthening land rights, local communities should take charge and engage directly with each other. With the help of the Land Portal’s website and associated services this is made possible through open data documents which help build alliances and exchange ideas supporting principles around land rights.Read more
While there is a wealth of data available for Thai agricultural researchers or large scale farmers who have access to computers, until recently it has not been presented in a readily accessible format that could help smallholders improve their farming techniques. An ingenious cardboard wheel has been invented that transfers digitally relevant data into a simple but effective format.Read more
Connecting soil sensor technology to the knowledge of experienced growers is a combination that offers better control of water and improved irrigation. Supported by open data, this allows for continuous monitoring and fine-tuning of growing environments for all participating farms.Read more
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