Open data aims to boost food security prospects

by Mark Kinver, Environment Reporter BBC

Universal access to global agriculture data will improve food security policies, say campaigners

Rothamsted Research, a leading agricultural research institution, is attempting to make data from long-term experiments available to all. In partnership with a data consultancy, is it developing a method to make complex results accessible and useable. The institution is a member of the Godan Initiative that aims to make data available to the scientific community.

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