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Open Data & Climate change – Agriculture trends for COP21

Open Data & Climate change – Agriculture trends for COP21

Partners of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) initiative call for Open Data

Political leaders at COP21 in Paris are asked to make the most obvious data open.

For agriculture, the most valuable global dataset for farmers large and small is weather data. In the context of adaptation, historical data, operational forecasts and climate change projections are very important and currently they are lacking in many parts of the world.

Many partners have also asked for data on soils, market price, land ownership, water quality and quantity, digital elevation, agricultural inputs, pests and diseases.

Releasing such data as Open Data will be instrumental in the support of concepts such as climate smart agriculture (CSA). 

Read more: http://www.godan.info/open-data-climate-change-agriculture-trends-for-cop21/